German Pancakes

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With only six simple ingredients these German pancakes are easy to make, taste amazing, and are perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch.

german pancakes recipe

German Pancake Recipe

Also known as Dutch Baby pancakes these are a type of baked pancake made from eggs, milk, flour, and vanilla, which will rise while in the oven.

The result is a puffed pancake that is light and fluffy. Serve it with fresh berries, powdered sugar, or syrup.

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons butter, sliced
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

How to Make German Pancakes:

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Place the butter slices in a 9×13 casserole dish and let them melt in the oven.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, eggs, milk, vanilla, and salt and whisk until combined.

Tip: You can also add the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth!

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  • Pour the batter into the dish over the melted butter.
  • Bake for 25 minutes until the edges are puffy and golden brown.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve with syrup and fruit if desired.
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german pancakes recipe

German Pancakes

5 from 1 vote
With only six simple ingredients these German pancakes are easy to make, taste amazing, and perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch.
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 232kcal
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 30 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 4 tablespoons butter sliced
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Place the butter slices in a 9×13 casserole dish and let them melt in the oven.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, eggs, milk, vanilla, and salt and whisk until combined.
  • Pour the batter into the dish over the melted butter.
  • Bake for 25 minutes until the edges are puffy and golden brown.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve with syrup and fruit if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 189mg | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 537IU | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, is intended to serve as an estimate only, and is provided for informational purposes. The accuracy of nutritional information is not guaranteed.

Course: Breakfast

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