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Smarter Pancake

with Quark and Raisins

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Smarter Pancake

Smarter Pancake - Austrian-style delight for those who love dessert

25 min.
45 min.
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for 2 servings
1 ounce Golden raisins
3 tablespoons White wine (or apple juice)
3 Eggs
1 Vanilla bean
5 ounces Quark
4 ounces Pastry flour
¼ cup Milk (low-fat)
1 ounce Cane sugar
1 ounce Butter
Powdered sugar (optional)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 2 Forks, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Whisk, 1 Hand mixer

Preparation steps

Step 1/8
Smarter Pancake preparation step 1

Bring the raisins and wine to a boil in a small pot. Remove from heat and let cool.

Step 2/8
Smarter Pancake preparation step 2

Separate the eggs. Split the vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape out the seeds with a sharp knife.

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Smarter Pancake preparation step 3

Mix together the yolks, vanilla bean seeds, quark, flour, milk and cane sugar until combined.

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Smarter Pancake preparation step 4

Beat egg whites to very stiff peaks.

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Smarter Pancake preparation step 5

Gently fold the egg whites into the quark mixture.

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Smarter Pancake preparation step 6

Transfer batter to a buttered oven-proof pan and heat over medium heat until thickened. 

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Smarter Pancake preparation step 7

Drain the raisins (discard liquid) and sprinkle over the batter. Bake in a preheated oven at 200°C (fan: 180°C, gas mark 3) (approximately 400°F) until set, 15-20 minutes.

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Smarter Pancake preparation step 8

Tear the finished pancake into pieces with two forks and divide among plates. Sprinkle with a little powdered sugar, if desired, and serve.

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