Apfelpfannkuchen (German Apple Pancake)

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 5 Ratings
Serves: 2 large (4 servings)
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4 large eggs
3/4 c all purpose flour
3/4 c milk
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 c butter
2 medium granny smith apples (sliced thin)
1/4 c sugar
1/4 tsp freshly grated nutmeg

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JoSele Swopes Recipe
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JoSele's notes for this recipe:
This is one of my favorite pancakes, I love it with a Suzette sauce or the Apricot sauce....and a little Powdered Sugar sprinkled on top too...This pancake is best served while it is hot...I didn't have a picture handy so used a free stock picture till I do...
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Preheat oven to 400*...Place (2) 9 x 1 1/2" cast iron skillets in oven....
Beat eggs well, add flour, milk, and salt in medium mixing bowl on medium speed for 1 minute...Remove skillets from oven.
Place 2 TBSP of butter in each skillet; move around till pans are coated well on bottoms and sides.
Arrange half of the apple slices in each pan; divide batter evenly between your skillets. Mix sugar and nutmeg; sprinkle 2 TBSP of sugar mixture over the batter in each skillet. Bake uncovered till puffy and golden brown....20 to 25 minutes

You can sprinkle with powdered sugar or serve with Suzette sauce or Apricot sauce on top.

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user Bonnie D. Utahn - Nov 23, 2010
Looks yummy!
user JoSele Swopes JODIE57 - Nov 23, 2010
These are so good I can eat one all by myself....
user Anna Bracey AnnaLB - Nov 23, 2010
My mother in law was born and raised in Munchen and makes a Apfelkuchen (cake) similar to this recipe, I love German food!! We had Rouladen and spetzel for dinner on Sunday. Ohhh I am making my mouth water just thinking about it!! LOL
user JoSele Swopes JODIE57 - Nov 23, 2010
This is and apple pan cake...I have a recipe for Apfelkuchen and rouladen and sauerbraten, Apfelstrudel
Apfelstrudel in Milch gebacken (Apple Strudel baked in Milk)
Mom's Fresh German Apple Kuchen
Rouladen (Meat Rolls) German
Jodie's German Sauerbraten

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