Definition of poffertje in English:

poffertje

(also poffertjie)

noun

  • In Dutch and South African cookery: a small light pancake or fritter, typically fried and dusted with sugar.

Origin

Early 19th century. From Afrikaans poffertjie and Dutch poffertje from poffer puff cake + -tje, diminutive suffix.

Pronunciation

poffertje

/ˈpɒfətʃi//ˈpɒfəki/