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What’s your favorite christmas breakfast?

In our family, we love Christmas morning when the family gathers around the table. Every year now, my nephews take charge of making the meal. We’ve had waffles, eggs benedict, sausage and eggs, etc. but the favorite of all time is Swedish Pancakes! They are like giant crepes, about a foot wide and super thin.. you fold them up with butter, syrup, whip cream, cinnamon or whatever strikes your fancy!! This simple recipe has been passed down our family from my fathers side for generations, brought here to the states by my Grandmother Jenny who immigrated from Sweden as a teen!


Jenny Osborne’s Swedish “Thin” Pancakes


4 eggs
1 & 1/4 cups of sugar

Using a beater, gradually add:
2 cups of flour
2 cups of milk
pinch of salt


Heat a 12″ frying pan or griddle to a medium heat. For each pancake, melt 1/2 teaspoon of butter or margarine in the pan, coating it fully. Pour 1/4 to 1/2 cup of batter into the center of the pan and then tilt the pan to cover the bottom of the pan. Flip the pancake after the bottom is golden brown and lightly brown the second side. Fold into quarters in the pan and then place on a plate in the oven to keep them warm until you have a stack ready to serve.

These pancakes can be topped with: regular ir powdered sugar, cinnamon, favorite fruits, whip cream and, of course, your choice of syrup!

Pancakes are about ten inches wide and very thin.

From our house to yours, enjoy!!!


Picture: Borrowed from The Food Network

By |2017-01-18T12:08:31+00:00December 18th, 2012|Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog|Comments Off on What’s your favorite christmas breakfast?

About the Author:

My Google Profile+ Jill Heidi Osborne is the president and founder of the Interstitial Cystitis Network, a health education company dedicated to interstitial cystitis, bladder pain syndrome and other pelvic pain disorders. As the editor and lead author of the ICN and the IC Optimist magazine, Jill is proud of the academic recognition that her website has achieved. The University of London rated the ICN as the top IC website for accuracy, credibility, readability and quality. (Int Urogynecol J - April 2013). Harvard Medical School rated both Medscape and the ICN as the top two websites dedicated to IC. (Urology - Sept 11). Jill currently serves on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Panel (US Army) where she collaborates with researchers to evaluate new IC research studies for possible funding. Jill has conducted and/or collaborates on a variety of IC research studies on new therapeutics, pain care, sexuality, the use of medical marijuana, menopause and the cost of treatments, shining a light on issues that influence patient quality of life. An IC support group leader and national spokesperson for the past 20 years, she has represented the IC community on radio, TV shows, at medical conferences. She has written hundreds of articles on IC and its related conditions. With a Bachelors Degree in Pharmacology and a Masters in Psychology, Jill was named Presidential Management Intern (aka Fellowship) while in graduate school. (She was unable to earn her PhD due to the onset of her IC.) She spends the majority of her time providing WELLNESS COACHING for patients in need and developing new, internet based educational and support tools for IC patients, including the “Living with IC” video series currently on YouTube and the ICN Food List smartphone app! Jill was diagnosed with IC at the age of 32 but first showed symptoms at the age of 12.