Norwegian Fattigmann Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Eggs2 , beaten
 Whipping cream1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Butter1 Tablespoon, melted
 Lemon juice1 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Cardamom1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cooking oil1
 Powdered sugar1


Mix together eggs, cream, and sugar.
Stir in butter and lemon juice.
Add flour, cardamom, and salt; mix well.
Cover and chill 2 or 3 hours.
Divide dough in half; keep 1 portion refrigerated.
Roll the other portion 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured surface.
Cut into2-inchdiamonds.
Cut a slit in the center of each and pull one corner through.
Repeat with remaining dough.
In skillet that is at least 3 inches deep, pour in 1 1/2 inches oil; heat to 375°.
Fry a few at a time till light golden brown, about 2 minutes, turning once.
Drain on paper toweling.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar while warm.