The Danish native pizza is also known as the fladbrod. It is one of the most popular Nordic dishes to try out in Denmark. It is a thin and crispy pizza that is typically topped with a variety of ingredients. Cooking a fladbrod can be fun. And eating it can be even more fun. You are about to enjoy the unique taste of native Danish with the work of your own hands. Research more about how much the Danes love pizza in Danish reviews.
You can put fladbrod on your itinerary as a tourist looking to try traditional pizza in Denmark. Order it through a pizza delivery and enjoy it at home or visit a pizzeria. But the following method can be used by those who want to feel the fun of preparing fladbrod themselves:
- A cup of flour.
- A half a cup of water.
- One tablespoon of oil.
- A quarter teaspoon of salt.
- A quarter teaspoon of baking powder.
Step 1: Start producing the dough by mixing salt, baking powder, and flour together.
Step 2: Add oil and water to the mixture, then stir it till a smooth dough is produced.
Step 3: Cover the dough for half an hour so that it can rest.
Step 4: You should preheat your oven after step 3. The optimal temperature is 230°C (450°F).
Step 5: The dough should be rolled into a thin circle-shaped sheet.
Step 6: Put the dough on a floured surface, then apply oil on it with a brush.
Step 7: Add toppings to the pizza with the kind of Danish-style ingredients you want after the common ones like ham, tomatoes, and cheese. Spread them well over the pizza dough.
Step 8: Transfer the pizza to a baking sheet and let it cook for 12 minutes tops. Wait for it to be as crispy as you would want it to be.
Step 9: Remove the pizza after cooking it and let it cool down for some minutes.
Step 10: Your pizza can be served hot or however you want its temperature to be.
A vegetarian option to try involves the addition of roasted vegetables. For example; onions, bell peppers, zucchini, etc. Flavor the pizza with herbs such as basil and oregano and basil, or spices such as chili flakes and garlic. See other fladbrod variations below.
- The Spicy Fladbrod
This spicy treat is for those that want to feel a sumptuous slight burning sensation on their tongues. Its common toppings are spicy sausages, chili flakes, jalapeno peppers, etc. Such a combo of foodstuffs will yield a pizza with an explosion of hot but pleasant flavors.
- The Gourmet Fladbrod
The gourmet fladbrod is for those adventurous foodies that like to have a party on their taste buds with toppings like roasted chicken, truffles, mushrooms, and so on. The combo of such ingredients creates a complex but super delicious pizza that is just right for special events.
- The Sweet Fladbrod
Take your mouth to flavor town with the natural and sweet toppings on this fladbrod. You can combine foodstuffs like honey, sliced apples, raisins, and many more fruity treats. The sweet fladbrod is one perfect Danish dessert.
Pizza can be enjoyed by you and your loved ones—whether it is vegan, classic, spicy, or sweet recipes—based on individual preferences. You can create delicious and satisfying pizzas that will impress your friends and family. All it takes is practice, creativity, and having the right combo of ingredients. Give it a try and see what tasty creations you can come up with.