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Aebleskiver - A Danish Type Donut Recipe

A sweet donut hole recipe cooked in a small cast iron pan.


Note: You will need mini cast iron skillets to make these yummy donut like goodies
Makes: 48 donuts
8 eggs
1 quart buttermilk
1/4 cup melted butter
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons white sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 tablespoons ground cardamom
2 cups shortening, melted


Preheat an electric aebleskiver pan according to the manufacturer's directions.

Beat together the eggs, buttermilk, and butter in a mixing bowl until smooth.

Gradually whisk the flour, salt, sugar, baking soda, and cardamom into the egg mixture until evenly blended and smooth.

Spoon 1 tablespoon of shortening into each cup of the preheated aebleskiver pan, and allow the oil to heat.

Pour batter into each cup until 3/4 full.

Allow the batter to cook in the bottom of the cup 3 to 4 minutes until golden brown, then use a long skewer or knitting needle to lift one edge and give it a 1/4 turn.

The uncooked batter will spill over into the cup, and cook.

Continue lifting and turning the edges until the batter is fully cooked into a golden brown ball.

Drain on paper towels.

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