Obrnenk (Ubrnjenik, Skrnjenk) is a very filling, traditional dish that was usually prepared for a breakfast, before starting hard work. It is prepared with buckwheat flour, which is considered healthier, compare to traditional flour.

Obrnenk (Ubrnjenik) recipe

This recipe is very filling abd it was a popular in the past across farmers regions for breakfast, before starting hard work.
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Slovenia
Keyword: buckwheat flour


  • 500 g buckwheat flour
  • 750 ml milk
  • 200 ml fresh cream
  • 150 g butter
  • 1 tsp salt


  • Heat a pot with milk on stove over medium heat and bring to boiling.
  • Then add butter, fresh cream and salt and stir well.
  • In a large frying pan roast the flour for about 10 minutes, stirring continuously. Stir all the time with wooden spoon not to burn the flour. 
  • Pour the hot milk mixture over the pan with the roasted flour and mix well to get a big ball. 
  • Form several smaller balls.
  • Serve with sour milk, boiled fruit slices, tea or white coffee.

Inspiration and adaptation: homemadeslovenianfood.blogspot.com, turisticnekmetije.si, stoglej.eu

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