Pohorska omleta

Pohorska omleta or Pohorje omelet is the most famous dessert of the Slovenian region called Pohorje.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Slovenia
Keyword: eggs, flour, sugar


  • 4 eggs
  • 4 tbsp Flour
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 4 tsp Vanilla
  • confectioners sugar or sweetened whipped cream
  • Jam or fresh berries


  • Beat egg whites with half the sugar until stiff but not dry.
  • In another bowl, beat yolks, remaining half of sugar, vanilla, and lemon rind until
  • Fold egg whites into yolk mixture. Sprinkle flour on top and fold in, taking care to avoid deflating.
  • Melt butter in a 10-inch pan. Pour in batter and gently spread. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes, or until lightly browned and firm to the touch. It will resemble a sponge cake layer.
  • Let cool slightly, loosen edges, and turn out on a platter, top side down. Spread with jam or fruit filling and carefully fold in half.
  • Sprinkle with confectioners sugar or sweetened whipped cream. Slice into pieces to serve.

Phot and inspiration: midvakuhava.si, slovenianroots.blogspot.com