German Pancake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Khristi Chiarella
from Boulder, CO

Easy and delicious, have made this for years. It is my husbands favorite Sunday breakfast with Applewood smoked bacon on the side.

serves 2 -3
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake


  •   3
  •   1/3 c
  •   1/3 c
  •   1 tsp
    vanilla or almond extract
  •   1/2 tsp
  •   2 Tbsp
  •   1
    10 inch cast iron pan

How To Make

  • 1
    Heat oven to 425 degrees. Heat cast iron pan for 5 minutes, adding butter to pan just prior to pouring in the egg mixture.Butter needs to be melted and hot!While oven is heating mix eggs on high for about 1-2 minutes until pale and foamy. Add vanilla or almond extract, and salt. Blend for 20 seconds.Turn mixer on to fold or low, gradually adding flour, then pour 1/3 c. milk in all at once mix on low for 20 seconds max. Pour immediately into HOT PREHEATED cast iron pan, bake for 5-7 minutes or until giant and fluffy, and golden brown. Dust with powdered sugar, add fresh berries or maple syrup.