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Friday, October 21, 2011

Palacsinta (Crepes) - Dorothy (Kulbacki) Szemcsak, submitted by Barbara (Szemcsak) Davis

Palacsinta (Crepes)
  • 4 eggs beaten
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups sifted flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. sugar
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. oil

Mix flour, salt and sugar.  Combine beaten eggs, milk and oil and add to flour mixture gradually making a thin smooth batter.

Add butter or oil to skillet getting it hot, add a small amount of batter making a THIN pancake.  Brown lightly both sides and remove.  Repeat till all batter is gone.  Spread filling on pancake, roll and put into a warm oven in buttered baking dish till heated.  Remove, sprinkle with powered sugar.

Fillings:  Any jams or preserves, prune and cheese fillings (see below) Cheese filling:

  • 1/2 lb. cottage cheese
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. vanilla

Beat together.


  1. Great dessert!! A true Hunky delicacy. Easy, and lots of fun to make especially if you master the art of flipping them in the skillet. Put the spatula away. Try it!

  2. Just discovered this blog site today.
    Thank you for being part of it. I just love Palacsinta. Keep posting--I'll be back for More!
    I was born and raised in Perth Amboy. We moved in the late 70's. When I went to college I was friends with a girl named Donna Kulbacki--any relation to you?