German Pancakes

When I was in middle school, I took a home economics class.  This was the first thing that we cooked.  I was already familiar with this recipe since my mom made it at home, but many of my classmates had never heard of it.  It’s simple and delicious.

German Pancakes

German Pancakes


Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Melt butter in the oven as it's heating, but be careful that the butter doesn't burn.

Melt butter in the oven as it’s heating, but be careful that the butter doesn’t burn.

Beat the eggs.

While the butter melts, beat the eggs.

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Add milk, flour, and salt, and beat until combined.

Add milk, flour, and salt, and beat until combined.

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Taking care not to move the baking pan, pour the batter into the center of the butter. Don't mix.

Taking care not to move the baking pan, pour the batter into the center of the butter. Don’t mix.

Bake at 450 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

Bake at 450 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

Serve it hot with maple syrup, or whatever toppings you prefer.

Serve it hot with maple syrup, or whatever toppings you prefer.

German Pancakes
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup milk
  2. 1 cup flour
  3. ¼ teaspoon salt
  4. 6 eggs (beaten)
  5. 6 tablespoons butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Melt the butter in a 13 x 9 in pan in the oven as it’s heating. Watch carefully, that it doesn’t burn.
  3. Add the milk, flour, and salt to the beaten eggs, and beat until combined.
  4. Moving the 13 x 9 in pan as little as possible, pour the milk/egg mixture over the melted butter, but don’t stir.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately.
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German Pancakes

German Pancakes