Nov 24, 2020

Taste of Iceland Chicago Cooking Demo Recipe

Pönnukökur (Icelandic pancakes)with sweetened skyr, and preserved blueberries
(Yields 4-5 4oz pancakes)
Adapted from “Honest Cooking” website by Mansi Desai

1. Warm the milk & butter in a saucepan.

2. Combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, & salt in a mixing bowl, whisk well. Add the vanilla & egg, mix again.

3. Slowly pour the milk mixture into the mixing bowl, mix until smooth.

4. Cover and let rest for 15 minutes to hydrate the flour.

5. Preheat 9-10” cast iron or nonstick pan medium heat. Brush with butter or pan spray.

6. Pour enough batter to evenly coat the pan, lifting it to create a swirl (@4oz or 1/2c).

7. Cook until pancake is lightly brown, turn it over to brown the other side.

8. Once cooked, flip it onto a plate to sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon and roll it up tightly or stack on a plate for folding in whipped cream and preserves or fruit.

To serve:

1. Sweeten some skyr (Icelandic Provisions brand) with honey or sugar, place in a dish.

2. Open a 7oz jar of Blueberry Aigre-Doux, place in a saucepan and reduce by close to half, place in serving dish.

3. Serve both alongside the warm pancakes, dust with powdered sugar.


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