Aebleskiver breakfast and Mother's Day brunch at the Danish American Center
"These are like the perfect marriage of a pancake and a doughnut hole," said my dining companion, splitting open her fifth or sixth or seventh (it's hard to keep track at an all-you-can-eat affair) aebleskiver, the spherical Danish breakfast food that is sometimes referred to more simply as a pancake ball.
Guests are seated together, family-style, which is very helpful if you're new to the world of aebleskivers. Everyone seemed to have their own way of eating them, but the kids at our table allowed us to observe that their preferred method was to split the balls open and sprinkle in a spoonful of regular ol' granulated sugar. A more traditional way to serve and eat the aebleskivers is with some sort of fruit jam.
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