POFFERTJES (baby dutch pancake puffs with strawberries &cream)

drizzled with melted butter, sprinkled with powdered sugar, and topped with strawberries & cream
1 level tsp. instant yeast
1-1/4 cup warm milk
1 cup buckwheat flour
 (you will find it in the organic section of the market)
1 cup flour
2 eggs
1 tbsp. milk
1 tsp. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. butter to melt in frying pan
1 pound fresh strawberries
1 tbsp. sugar
2 cups whipping cream
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tbsp. powdered sugar (more if needed)

1/2 cup butter, melted (to drizzle)
powdered sugar to sprinkle

Rinse and slice strawberries.  Place strawberries in a bowl and add 1 tablespoon of sugar.  Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.

In a chilled bowl, beat cream, vanilla, and powdered sugar on high speed until stiff.

Dissolve the yeast in the warm milk.  In a separate bowl, combine the buckwheat flour, flour, sugar, and salt.  In a small bowl beat eggs and 1 tbsp. of milk.  Add eggs and 1/2 of the warm milk to the dry mixture and whisk smooth.  Now add the remaining milk and whisk again.  Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and allow to rest for an hour.
Melt butter in a frying pan.  When it sizzles, add teaspoonfuls of the batter in circular movements to create the mini pancakes.  Turn the Poffertjes around as soon as the bottom has set, using a knife.
Serve Poffertjes on a dinner plate, drizzle with melted butter, sprinkle with powdered sugar, and top with strawberries and cream.
rinse strawberries
slice tops off and slice strawberries and place in a bowl
sprinkle with sugar and gently mix
cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour
Prepare whipping cream while the batter is resting.
In a chilled bowl, beat whipping cream with vanilla and powdered sugar on high speed until stiff.
Dissolve the yeast in the warm milk. Beat eggs and tbsp of milk together. Mix dry ingredients together.
whisk together with 1/2 of the milk until smooth and add remaining milk and whisk again
cover with plastic wrap and allow to rest for an hour
melt butter in a frying pan on medium heat until you hear it sizzle.
Add a teaspoonful of batter at a time in a circular movement to create a mini pancake
turn the Poffertjes around as soon as the bottom has set, using a knife

serve Poffertjes on a plate

drizzle with melted butter

sprinkle with powdered sugar
add sweetened strawberries
top with cream
Eet smakelijk
Grootvader & Grootmoeder Barendregt
A love story that began in the Nederlands and happily ever after in America
American version for the girl on the go
Use a pancake mix, that all you need to do is add water.
spray the frying pan with pam
Use a teaspoon to make small pancakes.
Flip with a knife once bottom has set.
Place on a plate and drizzle with melted butter.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Cover with fresh sliced strawberries.
Top with whipping cream from a can.
Easy, yummy, and looks just as good!
Enjoy your meal

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Eric and Tammy MitchellFebruary 11, 2010 - 6:32 pm

This was my favorite food when we went to Amsterdam besides the ice cream. They make them in a pan that has little divets in it. And lots of butter. I guess thats why our parents like butter. They use it in everything.

JonnaFebruary 11, 2010 - 5:29 pm

I think we think the same! Berry delicious.
All the recipes look fantastic.

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