The first time i have tried Kaiserschmarrn was on my first holiday with my husband. I remember that he invited me to spend holiday together just after one month of dating. We went to Allgäu and we have visited Austria. He took me to this restaurant on the country side, where I could watch the cows which was very cool! And then we have ordered. Matthias was waiting for some Austrian dumplings and he made me order Kaiserschmarrn which is sweet dish. I was a little jealous because I really like eating something savory, it doesn’t matter if it’s for breakfast, lunch or dinner. When the dishes arrived and I have seen my Kaiserschmarrn I wasn’t jealous anymore: I had in front of myself huge plate with beautifully prepared dough with raisins, apple sauce and vanilla ice cream. I wanted to get a perfect recipe for this dish ever since.
2 years later we had a pleasure to welcome an Austrian girl as our door to door neighbor – Sabrina. Once she invited us for dinner and she make Kaiserschmarrn as a desert. It was very delicious and I was really jumping from happiness when I got this recipe from her.
If you try this recipe, you won’t be trying any other one ever again!
Traditional Austrian Kaiserschmarrn
- 200 ml sour cream
- 5 eggs
- 5 tbsp sugar white
- 8 tbsp flour
- 2-3 handful raisins soaked in STROH over night
- 4 tbsp butter for frying
- plum preserves
Mix sour cream, flour, sugar eggs and raisins in a small bowl.
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
Fry the mixture on butter on very low heat (3 out of 10) from both sides. Each side about 5 minutes.
Bake Kaiserschmarrn in oven until done (another 5-10 minutes). If you like you can cover it with powdered sugar before putting it in the oven - this makes the dough crispy and sweet from outside.
Serve cutted into 3-4cm long pieces with powdered sugar, plum preserves or apple sauce or even ice cream!