Wafer Biscuits

    35 minutes

    This is a recipe for Norwegian wafer biscuits called krumkakes. You need a special iron to make them. Filled them with whipped cream or dip them in chocolate.

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    Serves: 50 

    • 125g unsalted butter
    • 1 cup (220g) white sugar
    • 2 eggs
    • 1 cup (250ml) milk
    • 1 1/2 cups (185g) plain flour
    • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence

    Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Heat krumkake iron on stove over medium heat. You can also use an electric krumkake or pizzelle iron.
    2. Cream together the butter and sugar in a bowl. Add the eggs one at a time and mix well using a spoon. Pour in the milk, flour and vanilla; mix well.
    3. Place a teaspoon of the batter on the preheated iron and press together. Cook until browned, about 30 seconds per side, depending on the heat. Remove from the iron and quickly roll up around a stick or around a cone before they harden.

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     -  31 Jul 2011


    Excellent recipe , as suggested adding cardomn is traditional as is using almond instead of vanillia. All norwegian cookie recipes are based on butter sugar almond and eggs.  -  03 Dec 2010  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    I left out the butter extract and they were almost as good as my grandma's. They are great!  -  17 Nov 2007  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)