Definition of Pfannkuchen
1. Noun. Puffy mildly sweet lemon-flavored egg mixture sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and served with jam or a wine or fruit sauce.
Generic synonyms: Battercake, Flannel Cake, Flannel-cake, Flapcake, Flapjack, Griddlecake, Hot Cake, Hotcake, Pancake
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pfannkuchen
pfannkuchen (current term)
Literary usage of Pfannkuchen
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in Ohio Courts of Record by Robert D. Handy, William Disney (1898)
"The real estate consisted of lots 252 and 253, in Greenwood's subdivision, Cincinnati. Frederick pfannkuchen, one of the parties defendant, filed his answer ..."
2. The Musical World (1851)
"Sophie and her sister were passionately fond of " pfannkuchen"—not pancakes, we believe, but a sort of "kisses," innocent kisses, because only in sugar and ..."
3. The Conscript, an Historical Novel by Emile Erckmann, Alexandre Chatrian (1903)
"Aunt Gredel went to and fro about her stove prepare a pfannkuchen, ... and the great round yellow pfannkuchen on a large plate in the center. ..."