Krumkake II11 Reviews
“A yummy cardamom flavored batter to use with a krumkake iron. These can be served plain or filled with flavored whip cream.” - by Trudee
Original recipe yields 3 dozen
- In a medium bowl, beat the eggs and sugar with an electric mixer until very thick, about 5 minutes. Stir together the flour and cardamom, add it to the egg mixture alternately with the heavy cream.
- Heat the krumkake iron over the stovetop on medium high heat. When it is hot enough a drop of water will dance around on the surface. Drop batter by tablespoons onto the center of the iron. Close the cover and cook over medium heat for about 30 seconds on each side. Carefully peel the cookie from the iron, and roll in a tight roll or cornucopia shape using metal forms or wooden dowels. Remove from forms and continue with more batter.
Amount Per Serving (18 total)
- 106 cal
- 4.3 g
- 15.3 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (11)Rate This Recipe
"EXCELLENT AND EASY - SUCCESS the very first time. I made this one a few times and here are some notes. (per my mom and she was right) Needs a touch of salt and a touch of almond extract about 1/4 t..." See moreeas or so each - go easy. When I tripled the recipe, I cut back on the eggs by 1 = 5 eggs = more delicate and "Krumbly" - 4 was too few - tasted great - delicate and "totally krumbly" but a bit too delicate coming off the iron especially if your a novice. Increased flour and sugar a bit ( 2 1/2 c sugar & scant 4 cups sifted flour when tripled) Even tripled I only got 48 kake - breakage and "oops - too dark - we'll have to eat that one" (my son). Remove from iron with a FLAT spreading spatula or a lefse stick if you have one and roll & cool on clean dish towels. They crisp up at they cool and set, don't trap the moisture while cooling. When cool then pack for storage. I've been trying to duplicate my deceased aunts recipe, which was my grandmothers. My mom (85 yrs young) couldn't find her copy. This one comes very close. Hers were more crumbly but with the above changes I believe I've got it. Thank you for a wonderful recipe. Have fun with this one. And make a mountain of them to share."
"Yes this an easy recipe but I found it coming up short. It was so thick that the Krumkake was more like a pancake. I added more cream to thin it out but perhaps my flour was dry. It lacked anything to..." See more keep it from sticking from the iron so I added 1/4 cup butter, a big improvement. Lastly I added Mexican Vanilla (not imitation extract) and this pushed it over the top, A good base recipe though."
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