Hoito Finnish Pancakes 1

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 5m
Ready In

Recipe: #38145

January 28, 2022


Original is 10 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (170.7 g)
  • Calories 294
  • Total Fat - 20.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 391.3 mg
  • Sodium - 390.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 12.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.3 g
  • Sugars - 3.3 g
  • Protein - 15.5 g
  • Calcium - 117.7 mg
  • Iron - 2.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Throw it all in a blender and combine it all.

Step 2

Let it rest 1/2 hour

Step 3

Melt 1/2 a cup of butter so that when you're frying your cakes it's faster

Step 4

Heat a cast iron skillet and rub pastry brush of melted butter over hot skillet

Step 5

Turn ladle of batter like crepe


No special items needed.

Editorial Notes

The ingredient tips, suggestions, variations, facts, questions and answers below are not edits to the original author's recipe. They are not meant to imply any change would improve the recipe. They're offered for convenience, alternative ideas, and points of interest. If you have any comments about them, please post in the Help & Ideas forum.

  • For best results, use high-quality butter.
  • Make sure the eggs are fresh and at room temperature.

  • For the butter, you can substitute coconut oil for a dairy-free option. The benefit of this substitution is that it is vegan-friendly and still provides a rich flavor.
  • For the milk, you can substitute almond milk for a dairy-free option. The benefit of this substitution is that it is vegan-friendly and still provides a creamy texture.

Banana-Cinnamon Variation Add 1/2 cup mashed banana and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon to the blender before combining all the ingredients. Fry the pancakes as normal.

Blueberry Compote with Whipped Cream

RECOMMENDED DISH DESCRIPTION: This sweet and tart blueberry compote is the perfect accompaniment to the Hoito Finnish Pancakes. The compote is easy to make and the combination of the pancakes with the compote and whipped cream is a delightful treat.

Cinnamon-Sugar Toast

RECOMMENDED DISH DESCRIPTION: Cinnamon-sugar toast is a classic and simple accompaniment to the Hoito Finnish Pancakes. The crunch of the toast, combined with the sweetness of the cinnamon-sugar, is a delightful contrast to the soft and fluffy pancakes. It's an easy and delicious way to add a bit of extra sweetness to the meal.


Q: How much butter should I use to fry the pancakes?

A: You should use 1/2 cup of melted butter to fry the pancakes.

Q: What type of flour should I use for the pancakes?

A: You should use all-purpose flour for the pancakes. Make sure to sift it before adding to the batter.

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Fun facts:

FUN FACT 1: Hoito Finnish Pancakes have been served at the legendary restaurant in Thunder Bay, Canada since 1918. It was founded by Finnish immigrants and has become a popular destination for locals and tourists alike.

FUN FACT 2: Hoito Finnish Pancakes have become a favorite dish of celebrities such as Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, and even Oprah Winfrey, who have all visited the restaurant to try the delicious pancakes.