Palacsinta (Hungarian Crepes) Recipe

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Mabel Published: March 9, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Palacsinta (Hungarian Crepes)

Treat your tastebuds to these delightfully delicious Hungarian crepes or palacsinta that are made with almond filling and chocolate topping.

Preparation: 40 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Chill Time: 8 hours
Total: 9 hours 10 minutes



For Pancakes:

  • 2cupsall purpose flour
  • 2eggs
  • 1cupmilk
  • 1cupsoda water
  • ½cupvegetable oil
  • 1pinchsalt

For Almond Filling:

  • 1cupalmonds,chopped
  • ½cupwhite sugar
  • ¼cupmilk
  • ¼tspvanilla extract
  • tsprum,optional

For Chocolate Topping:

  • ¼cupwater
  • ½cupwhite sugar
  • ½cupbitter sweet chocolate,chopped
  • 2tbspmargarine



  1. Combine the flour and eggs and mix until smooth. Add the milk, soda water, vegetable oil, and salt and mix to combine.

  2. Refrigerate the batter overnight.

  3. Heat a lightly greased frying pan over medium heat. Remove the batter from the refrigerator and mix well.

  4. Pour ¼ cup of the batter into the pan and cook the pancake for about 1 minute. Flip it over and cook for 1 minute more, or until golden brown.

  5. Remove the pancake from the pan and place it on waxed paper. Repeat with the remaining batter, stacking the pancakes while keeping them separate with waxed paper.

Almond Filling:

  1. Combine the chopped almonds, sugar, milk, vanilla extract, and rum, if desired, in a saucepan. Cook and stir over low heat until the sugar is dissolved and the mixture is creamy.

  2. Allow it to cool slightly before filling the pancakes.

Chocolate Topping:

  1. Combine the water, sugar, and chocolate in a saucepan and cook over low heat just until the chocolate melts. Remove the pan from the heat and add the margarine, stirring until melted and combined.

  2. Spread 1 heaping tablespoon of almond filling onto each pancake, rolling them up, and placing them on a platter. Pour the chocolate topping over the platter of rolled pancakes.

  3. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 344.57kcal
  • Fat: 19.46g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.49g
  • Trans Fat: 0.42g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.06g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.92g
  • Carbohydrates: 37.46g
  • Fiber: 2.15g
  • Sugar: 19.41g
  • Protein: 6.44g
  • Cholesterol: 29.20mg
  • Sodium: 53.98mg
  • Calcium: 69.71mg
  • Potassium: 159.33mg
  • Iron: 1.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 23.16µg
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