German Pancake Soup

German Pancake Soup – Flädlesuppe, Frittatensuppe


German Pancake Soup

The German Pancake Soup is called Flädlesuppe in Germany and Frittatensuppe in Austria. A beef broth topped with sliced pancakes. Serves about 6-8 people.

Ingredients for German Pancake Soup:

  • 150 g (5.29 oz) of all purpose flour
  • 200 ml (6.76 oz) of milk
  • 3 eggs size XL
  • 1 tablespoon of sparkling water
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • ½ teaspoon of black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1.89 l (2 qt) of beef broth 

Ingredients German Pancake Soup

Preparation of German Pancake Soup:

In a bowl mix milk, eggs, sparkling water, salt, black pepper and nutmeg using a whisk. Add the sifted flour to it and mix until smooth.

In a nonstick skillet, heat up the oil over medium-high heat. Use a ladle to add the batter to the skillet. Swirl the pan to form a pancake. Fry about three minutes until the pancake has browned. Flip the pancake and continue until the other side has browned. Place the pancakes on a plate.

Batter German Pancake Soup  Preparing German Pancake Soup 

Roll the pancakes and cut into strips about 5 mm wide. Heat up the broth, add the pancakes and sprinkle some spring onions to the broth.

                     Finishing German Pancake Soup

You also could use the pancakes to top Oma’s homemade Beef Soup or Oma’s Beef Broth

Serving German Pancake Soup


  • Rita G

    Very similar to my Mom’s/Oma’s recipe. They called it Pfannekuchen Suppe. 🙂

    • The Oma Way

      Rita G, thank you for your nice comment. Yours, Oma