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Noun1.pfannkuchen - puffy mildly sweet lemon-flavored egg mixture sprinkled with confectioners' sugar and served with jam or a wine or fruit sauce
battercake, flannel cake, flannel-cake, flapcake, flapjack, hot cake, hotcake, pancake, griddlecake - a flat cake of thin batter fried on both sides on a griddle
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If you are in Germany, call it kreppel when in Frankfurt, krapfen in the South, a Berliner in West Germany, and pfannkuchen if you are in proper Berlin.
But the word "Berliner" is not commonly used in Berlin to refer to the Berliner Pfannkuchen - the pastry is usually called ein Pfannkuchen.
In the early 1900s, Victor Manca, owner of the Seattle restaurant Manca's, put the German pfannkuchen (literally "pan cake") on his menu.