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Ebelskiver Pan

Display: Hearth to Cookstove
Culinary Technique: forming

Date: 1880–1910

Dimensions: 3.75" h x 9" w x 15" d

Watch collection donor Mel Mickevic demonstrate this object with
Dean Christopher Koetke, School of Culinary Arts, Kendall College,
and Victoria Matranga, exhibition curator.

This round, cast-iron pan with seven round-bottomed cups was used for making ebelskivers, or Scandinavian apple-sliver pancake balls. Note the artisan-crafted handle, with rectangular cuts that improved the grip, and the scrape marks where the handle narrows to connect to the pan.