18 May 2024
Recipe of the week: placki z jabłkami (apple pancakes)
Expat Cookbook

Recipe of the week: placki z jabłkami (apple pancakes)

‘Pancakes?’ you say. ‘Haven’t we all got a recipe for those?’ Not for these babies, you don’t. The reduced amount of flour make these Polish delights lighter and altogether special. Perfect for breakfast on the go.


Photo: Giacomo Brings/Flickr (File)


1 egg

40g flour

½ teaspoon baking powder

Pinch of salt

1 tablespoon vanilla sugar (or more, to taste)

60ml milk (more or less, as needed)

1 apple (thinly sliced and chopped)

Icing sugar, to serve



  1. In a small bowl, whisk the egg then add baking powder, salt, vanilla sugar and flour. Stir until combined.
  2. Add enough milk to leave mixture the consistency of a creamy ranch dressing. Add sliced apple.
  3. Pour batter in batches onto a lightly oiled pan. Fry until golden on each side.
  4. Dust with icing sugar and enjoy!


Recipe: Alina Pawlewicz

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