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Daily Create Prompt: #DS106 #tdc4057 #clmooc #dailycreate #smallpoems Pancakes
Not pancakes! Blueberry Blitzens — a family traditionGrammasheri and Sheri42
Oh the days of family gatherings when breakfast include sausage and Blueberry Blitzens– a Fischer Family tradition from Germany– my boys father’s family, a wonderful crew full of shenanigans.
We don’t add sugar anymore, but oh– the sweet delight of that first bite! This is how I learned to appreciate sour cream, and how learned about blueberries.
As a child, we never had blueberries– since we always picked choke cherries to eat and for jam, made by my mother. But choke cherries are NOT sweet. Most people don’t like them, but me– I love that one burst of sweet even with the next that’s bitter, an acquired taste.
But these blueberry blitzens are something special. Give me a minute to pause as I close my eyes and imagine that first warm bite…. mmmmmmm.
“Wow, I haven’t made this for a long time. A delicious taste treat. Besides blueberries I have used strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, peaches, and they all make a wonderful rollup.”Ron Fischer, comment on Facebook, 02.21.23
Luckily I found a picture– on my Flickr, with the recipe ready, needing only a few changes for this round– spelling, mostly. 🙂
And so– the recipe and poem:
A Family Tradition
From Uncle Ron’s Recipe
2:1 eggs to milk;
So make it 2 eggs
and 1 cup milk;
Add 3 Tablespoons melted butter;
Sift in 1/2-3/4 cup flour;
Top with 1/2 teaspoon salt,
Mix it up; Mix it thinner than pancake batter.
Spread 1/4 cup batter thinly around
on the bottom of
a curved frying pan–
It’s crepes you’re making, spread it thin;
Wait ’til the around the edges the crepe turns in
Then flip it over to brown the other side;
Pop it on a plate; spread thin with sour cream;
Plop on and spread
Sprinkle the sugar, atop the whole thing.
Now roll it up,
smile and sigh,
Take a bite:Ron Fischer gave me brief recipe: 2:1 eggs to milk, flour, butter, salt, and I refined it. Ron’s a “throw it all together” chef 🙂
divine— Blitzen style.
A family tradition
Recipe Courtesy of Uncle Ron
Ingredients: just a few:
a bit of flour, pinch of salt,
pad of butter: 2:1 of eggs to milk
Mix them up, smooth as silk;
Around the fry pan-let’s begin—
Spread some batter very thin
As the edges start turning in
Flip the crepe to brown again;
Plop it on a plate while warm
Spread sour cream all around
Top with blueberries all across
A bit of sugar then you’ll toss;
Now- roll it up, smile and sigh:Sheri Edwards
Take a bite; “Divine!” you’ll cry!
That’s the way to bring a smile:
Crepes you’ve made: Blitzen style!