Egg (1 egg makes 9 wafers)
Butter or margarine


Step 1

Weigh the egg(s) with the shell on. Use this weight to figure the amount of sugar, butter and flour you will need.

Step 2

Combine the egg, sugar, butter and flour with a little cardamom to taste. Mix well.

Step 3

Heat your ungreased krumkake iron on the stove over medium heat, you can also use an electric krumkake or pizzelle iron. Heat until a drop of water dancer or jumps with sprinkled onto its surface.

Step 4

Butter your iron lightly for the first two cakes. Place a generous tablespoon of batter in the middle of the iron and close. Bake over medium heat until golden, about 30 seconds on each side.

Step 5

Remove from your iron, quickly and gently roll around a stick or cone before they cool and harden.


Quickly place the krumkake over/in a small dessert cup or bowl and serve as a filled dessert with whipped cream and fruit or berries of your choice.

Ekte Norsk Mat–Authentic Norwegian Cooking is available for purchase, through the Vesterheim.

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