Doubles de Binche

Preparation info
  • Makes


    pancakes, 16 cm 6¼ inch ) diameter
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Dark Rye and Honey Cake: Festival baking from the heart of the Low Countries

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2023

  • About

The batter for these buckwheat pancakes should be made with half buckwheat and half plain flour, which is a common ratio in most recipes for buckwheat pancakes. The pancakes are then filled with a very strong local Walloon cheese called boulette (a rind-washed aged soft cheese).

Locals these days also add local blonde Binchoise beer to the batter; a beer high-fermented in the bottle, unfiltered, malt with gentle bitterness and spiced with coriander and orange peel. You can fi