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Plural: naleśniki

Language: Polish

Description: A thin pancake similar to crÍpes. Pancakes are very popular in Central Europe, often served for breakfast stuffed with a cottage cheese mix and then baked, or perhaps with a fruit filling with soured cream (US: cultured sour cream). They are also traditionally stuffed with apricot jam and then rolled. However a variety of fillings may be used, including savoury ones such as cheese or vegetables and meats.

A beautiful cake made from a pile of palacsintas at

Ethnicity: Polish
Most frequent country: Poland

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