What will you do if your friends give you this for your birthday.... Poffertjes pastry mix!! MMMMMmmmmmmmmm!!! Really easy, just add milk and eggs and make poffertjes!!!!
I really like poffertjes, it always reminds me of a restaurant in Gouda where we used to go quite often when I was a little kid. There, we ate pancakes or poffertjes, and you could see a man baking your poffertjes, and he was so very quick turning them around!! Amazing!
They have an internetpage!
The restaurant is called De Poffertjeskraam. Check out the pictures, wow. I wanna go there again! Oh, and you should really watch these movies!!! Especially where the poffertjes are being turned. I really don't know how he does it!
Ok, sorry. Offtopic. I've never made poffertjes myself, because I don't have a poffertjes-pan. So I just decided to buy one. For else, this gift would be useless. And, it was an special offer at Trekpleister this week anyway. Only 5,50 euro :) And with this pan, I can make 15!! poffertjes at once. Haha.
And this is what it looks like. We found out the pan needs to be really hot, and you've got to use a lot of butter. Our first try was terrible, the pastry was burned to the pan right away and we couldn't turn the poffertjes over. Our second try was better, and we made many many poffertjes. We first took only half of the package flour, but soon added all. The package says it's good for 150 poffertjes........would that be too much? Eh... yes. But 75 was too little.
Here they are turned over. Mmmmmm, doesn't it look yummie yet? After making a batch of pancakes we ate them, before they got cold. So while I was making the next 15, Martin was eating his 15, then I ate mine and Martin could make his next 15 poffertjes *lol* and so on and so on. What a team work. We hardly had any time making some pictures in between. Add a lot of icing sugar and enjoy! Forget about the vegetables and fruit and healthy vitamines. This is delicious!
By the way, according to the paper that we got together with the poffertjes-pan, the English word for poffertjes is "Dutch pancakes". The German is "Holländische Kräpfchen" and the French word is "Beignets Hollandais". Does this mean poffertjes is something really Dutch? I didn't know!
To all my friends who don't live in the Netherlands: If you want to make poffertjes at home, check out this website and get started. Don't you think it's amazing what things you can buy online these days?? Don't we all love the internet! ;)