New Popover Pan Recipe
Popovers are a most interesting quick bread: they don't use yeast or chemical leavenings to make them rise. They rely on steam to form oversize, crispy breads that pop up 3 times their size, hollowed out on the inside. The best way to make popovers is to use a special pan with deep tapered cavities that are spaced out properly to allow for rising and doming of these airy treats.
Popovers are a very old form of quick bread, and require a hot oven.