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n. A traditional soft Norwegian flatbread made from potato, flour, and milk or cream (or sometimes lard) and cooked on a griddle.


Lefse is a traditional soft Norwegian flatbread. It is made with leftover potatoes, flour, butter, and milk or cream. It is cooked on a griddle. Special tools are used to prepare lefse, including long wooden turning sticks and special rolling pins with deep grooves.

Usage examples of "lefse".

Ian, reached for a roll of lefse from the plate on the table, and took a tentative nibble.

Karin Thorsen asked as she hurried in, a serving tray in her hand, and set out another coffee cake and a plate of rolled lefse on the coffee table before she followed through by offering him the cup.