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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.
5 from 54 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert, Main Course
Cuisine Austrian
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 318 kcal



  • 2 teaspoon Unsalted butter or oil
  • 5 Eggs
  • 180 g All purpose flour
  • 350 ml milk
  • 1 Pinch Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • Powdered sugar for sprinkling


  • Raisins 50-100 g
  • Rum 1 dash


  • Separate the eggs into two large mixing bowls.
    5 Eggs
  • First, pick up the mixing bowl with the egg yolks and add the milk, a pinch of salt, and sugar.
    5 Eggs, 350 ml milk, 1 Pinch Salt, 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • Mix the ingredients until they form a thick mixture.
  • Sprinkle in the flour, constantly stirring until a dough mixture forms.
    180 g 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 a tablespoon of 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 it is golden brown, and tear the dough into bite-sized pieces.
  • Stir the scrambled pancakes a few more times to ensure that all the pieces are golden brown.
  • Enjoy your meal!

Please note that all my recipes are developed and tested in metric grams. I recommend using digital scales for more accurate results. I provided a conversion to US customary in the recipe, but please note that I haven't tested it using this method.

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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