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czech krupicova kase recipe

Krupicová kaše

Czech style porridge made from Cream of Wheat. Sprinkled with cocoa powder and sugar, topped with melted butter. In the Czech Republic also called "Pohádka mládí", a fairytale of childhood.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Czech
Keyword cream of wheat, krupicová kaše
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2


  • 2 cups (480 ml) milk
  • 4 Tbsp Cream of Wheat in Czech dětská krupička
  • pinch of salt


  • 2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • unsalted butter melted


  • Pour milk into a pot, add cream of wheat, and a pinch of salt. Whisk well.
  • Cook over medium heat until thick, stir continuously to avoid lumps.
  • Spread the cream of wheat on a wide plate, sprinkle with granulated sugar mixed with cocoa powder.
  • Pour over with melted butter.


  1. Makes krupicová kaše for 2.
  2. Because the krupicová kaše isn’t sweet by itself, you need to dust the surface liberally with sugar and cocoa and pour it over with some melted butter.
  3. Topping: Instead of cocoa powder, Czechs also like to sprinkle krupicová kaše with ground cinnamon/sugar combo.