German Pancakes
Recipe type: Breakfast
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Serves: 1+
With a minimum of effort and ingredients this pancake puffs up into something nearly magical. Eat with abandon. Note: Ingredient amounts listed are per serving. Adjust according to your needs.
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  1. Place butter in a pie plate and put in oven.
  2. Turn oven to 400ยบ.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk eggs.
  4. Add milk and whisk.
  5. Add flour and salt, whisk again. Mixture will be lumpy.
  6. Ensure that pie plate is hot and butter is melted. If so, add batter. (If making more than one serving, this will be slightly more than 1 cup of batter in each pie plate.)
  7. Bake for 20 minutes or until puffed and golden brown on the edges.
  8. Serve with fresh lemon and powdered sugar, or fruit, or maple syrup.
Recipe by Heidi Schulz Books at