10 cups


10 min.


10 min.


German Pancake Soup

This pancake soup is a great choice for a quick and tasty soup. It is a staple starter in the south German restaurants.


German Pancake Soup

Swabian Pancake Soup

Angela Schofield
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Soups & Stews
Cuisine German
Servings 10 cups


  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil or butter
  • 8 cups beef broth alternativley vegetable broth
  • 1 bunch chives


  • In a medium bowl, mix flour, eggs and salt.
  • Add milk and blend to a smooth batter.
  • Cover and refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
  • Heat skillet over medium-high heat and brush with oil.
  • Stir batter well and pour 1/3 cup of batter into pan,
  • Completely coat the surface by tilting the pan.
  • Cook, turning once, until golden on both sides.
  • Roll up and slice in fine strips.
  • Repeat with remaining batter.
  • Bring the vegetable to a boil.
  • In the meantime, cut the pancakes into 1/4-inch thick stripes and chop the chives finely.
  • Ladle the soup into soup bowls, add some pancake stripes and sprinkle with chives.


Tip: Roll up the pancakes, this makes cutting easy and fast.

Serving Tip:

Sprinkle with finely chopped chives or parsley right before serving.