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

How to Make Citrus popovers


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

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About Citrus popovers

Course/Dish: Savory Breads

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