Citrus popovers

Lynnda Cloutier


Popovers are so easy to make. And these have a little hint of citrus.My mother in law made excellent plovers for the holidays. Source unknown

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1 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon table salt
1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
two eggs
1 cup milk
2 teaspoon minced orange zest, or the zest of one orange
2 teaspoons minced lemon zest, or the zest of one large lemon
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided

Directions Step-By-Step

whisk together flour, salt, and cardamom in a bowl. Set dry ingredients aside.
Whisk together eggs, milk, and orange and lemon zest in a measuring cup or bowl with a pouring spout.
Add flour mixture to egg mixture. Whisk to mix. Melt 1 tablespoon butter, whisk into popover batter until batter is smooth. Cover batter. Let rest at room temperature for 30 minutes.
Preheat oven with a 6 cup popover pan inside, to 450°.
Remove hot popover pan from oven. Brush cups with the remaining 1 tablespoon butter. Immediately pour batter into popover cups, filling two thirds full. Return pan to oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 375°. Bake popovers another 20 minutes.
Turn off oven. Pierce popovers with a paring knife to release steam. Return popovers to the oven. Close oven door. Leave popovers in the closed oven for 10 minutes more to dry in sides. Serve at once.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Savory Breads