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Garnish shredded pancakes with powdered sugar and serve with apple compote.

Austrian Kaiserschmarrn - torn pancakes

This easy Kaiserschmarrn recipe is made without raisins in under an hour. Its fluffy texture and sweet taste will make your heart beat faster! Serve with roasted plums, apricot compote, or apple compote.
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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Dessert, Main Course
Cuisine Austrian
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 318 kcal



  • 2 teaspoon Unsalted butter or oil
  • 5 Eggs
  • 1 ½ cups All purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • 1 Pinch Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • Powdered sugar for sprinkling


  • Raisins ¼ - ¾ cup


  • Separate 5 Eggs into two large mixing bowls.
    5 Eggs
  • First, pick up the mixing bowl with the egg yolks and add 1 ½ cups milk, 1 Pinch Salt and 1 teaspoon Sugar.
    5 Eggs, 1 ½ cups milk, 1 Pinch Salt, 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • Mix the ingredients until they form a thick mixture.
  • Sprinkle in 1 ½ cups All purpose flour, constantly stirring until a dough mixture forms.
    1 ½ cups All purpose flour
  • Now beat the egg whites in the separate bowl until stiff, and then fold them into the dough mixture.
  • Grab two large frying pans. Place 2 teaspoon Unsalted butter or oil in each pan and let it get hot.
    2 teaspoon Unsalted butter
  • Divide the batter evenly between the two pans and fry over medium heat.
  • Once the dough is golden brown on the bottom, divide the pancake into quarters and flip them over in the pan.
  • Now fry the other side until golden brown, and tear the pancake into bite sized pieces.
  • Stir the scrambled pancakes a few more times to ensure that all the pieces are golden brown.
  • Sprinkle some Powdered sugar over the Kaiserschmarrn in the pan and let it caramelize. Add Raisins if you fancy.
    Powdered sugar, Raisins
  • Divide the finished Schmarrn onto plates and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
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Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.
Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 221mg | Sodium: 123mg | Potassium: 260mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 506IU | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 3mg
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