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apfelpfannkuchen (german apple pancake)

(5 ratings)
Recipe by
JoSele Swopes

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...

(5 ratings)
yield 2 large (4 servings)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For apfelpfannkuchen (german apple pancake)

  • 4 lg
  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 md
    granny smith apples (sliced thin)
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    freshly grated nutmeg

How To Make apfelpfannkuchen (german apple pancake)

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400*...Place (2) 9 x 1 1/2" cast iron skillets in oven....
  • 2
    Beat eggs well, add flour, milk, and salt in medium mixing bowl on medium speed for 1 minute...Remove skillets from oven.
  • 3
    Place 2 TBSP of butter in each skillet; move around till pans are coated well on bottoms and sides.
  • 4
    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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