Poffertjes Perfection: Dutch Mini Pancake Delight

Dish recipes: Poffertjes

Indulge in the miniature marvels of Dutch cuisine with our Poffertjes recipe. These fluffy, bite-sized pancakes are a Dutch delicacy, enjoyed with a dusting of powdered sugar and a dollop of butter. Join us in creating a plateful of Poffertjes perfection that captures the essence of Dutch sweetness.


2 cups (250g) All-Purpose Flour

2 tbsp Sugar

1 tsp Dry Yeast

1 1/2 cups (350ml) Warm Milk

2 Eggs

1/2 tsp Baking Powder

1/4 tsp Salt

Butter for greasing the pan

Powdered Sugar for dusting


Activate the Yeast:

In a bowl, dissolve sugar and dry yeast in warm milk. Allow it to sit for about 10 minutes until frothy.

Prepare the Batter:

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, eggs, baking powder, and salt. Pour in the yeast mixture and whisk until smooth. Let the batter rest for 30 minutes.

Cook Poffertjes:

Preheat a Poffertjes pan or a special pancake pan. Grease each dimple with butter. Pour small amounts of batter into each dimple and cook until bubbles form. Flip and cook until golden brown.


Serve Poffertjes warm, generously dusted with powdered sugar. Add a pat of butter for an extra touch of indulgence. Enjoy the delightful experience of Dutch mini pancakes.

Poffertjes are a celebration of Dutch sweetness and charm. This recipe allows you to recreate the joy of savoring these mini pancakes, bringing a touch of Netherlands to your kitchen.