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


★★★★★ 1 vote



  • ·
    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

How to Make Citrus popovers


  1. 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.
  2. Preheat oven with a 6 cup popover pan inside, to 450°.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Printable Recipe Card

About Citrus popovers

Course/Dish: Savory Breads

Show 4 Comments & Reviews

14 Hearty Creamy Soup Recipes

14 Hearty Creamy Soup Recipes

What’s better than a bowl of creamy soup on a cold night? Not much in our mind. We can’t think of many better things than warming up with a big bowl of smoky potato bacon soup, thick Zuppa Toscana, or heavenly chicken tortilla soup. Maybe you want to put your slow cooker to use and […]

20 Super Tasty Chicken Recipes

20 Super Tasty Chicken Recipes

“What’s for dinner?” That’s the infamous question we get tired of hearing and figuring out. But, we have your answer – chicken. Now, wait. Before you say that’s boring, trust us. We guarantee your family will love all of these 20 super tasty chicken recipes. From BBQ chicken pizzas to orange chicken and rice to Parmesan […]

27 Stuffed Food Recipes

27 Stuffed Food Recipes

From appetizers to meat and baked treats, stuffed recipes are fun. Stuffed peppers are always a winner but other dishes can be stuffed too. Crescent dough can be stuffed with pretty much anything. Turn a basic chicken breast into something special by stuffing it with cheese and bacon. Stuffed shells are traditionally Italian but give […]