Blackberry Poffertjes (Mini Pancakes)

One of the most popular Dutch food items, these are small buckwheat and yeast pancakes, griddled in an iron skillet, and served with melted butter, dusted with powdered sugar, and smothered in blackberry-maple syrup.

Blackberry Poffertjes (Mini Pancakes)

Total TimeTotal Time: 30 min

ServingsServings: 10



2 Tbsp sugar

1 tsp salt

1½ cup pure maple syrup

1 cup DOLE® IQF Blackberries, mashed

1 rosemary sprig

Poffertjes Ingredients:

1 tsp instant yeast

1½ cup milk, room temperature

3 eggs

½ tsp vanilla

1½ cup buckwheat flour

1½ cup white flour

¼ cup confectioner’s sugar

1 cup DOLE IQF Mixed Berries, garnish



  1. eat sugar, salt, syrup, blackberry purée and rosemary in a small sauce pan over medium heat for 3-5 minutes, stirring often. Do not allow mixture to boil.
  2. Remove from heat, discard rosemary, and set aside.


  1. In a large bowl add yeast to milk and allow to sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Mix in eggs and vanilla to milk. Slowly add both flours while stirring. A batter will form.
  3. Cook batter in preheated poffertjes pan cooking on each side for 1 minute. Carefully turn in pan and cook for an additional minute.
  4. Remove from pan and sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar.
  5. Serve with a side of Blackberry Maple Syrup.

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