German Pancakes Recipe

German Pancakes Recipe

What Are German Pancakes?

German pancakes, often called Dutch Baby pancakes are baked pancakes made from eggs, milk, flour and vanilla. The pancakes are baked in a metal or cast iron pan, puff up in the oven and then fall as they cool. (Source: tastesbetterfromscratch.com)

A German pancake, sometimes called a Dutch Baby, a Bismarck, a Dutch puff, or a Hootenanny, is a large American crepe-like popover pancake. You only need six ingredients and you don’t have to stand by the skillet filliping pancakes all morning.

German Pancake Recipe: How to Make It

Piping hot and puffy from the oven, this golden pancake made a pretty presentation for a skier's theme breakfast I hosted. Served with homemade buttermilk syrup, it's an eye-opening treat. Make several German pancakes if you're feeding a crowd, and keep in mind that my easy syrup tastes great on waffles and French toast, too. —Renae Moncur, Burley, Idaho 

The Best Ever German Oven Pancake Recipe

German Pancakes are a hot and puffy golden pancake that only requires 5 minutes of prep! This classic breakfast is always a huge hit at our house! (Source: therecipecritic.com)

Are German Pancakes Really From Germany?

German Pancakes or Dutch Baby Pancakes are not German Pancakes the way they are prepared in Germany. The American “German Pancakes” are more like a popover, either entirely baked in the oven or started in a pan and finished in the oven. 

How to Make German Pancakes From Scratch?

Make this easier even and add the batter to a blender for about 30 seconds. Start with blending the wet ingredients together first then proceed to add the dry ingredients until it is smooth. Once the lumps are out, place the batter in the cast iron skillet. (Source: therecipecritic.com)

German Pancake

One of our VERY favorite breakfast recipes are these German Pancakes. They are sometimes named Dutch Babies, German popover pancakes or German Puff Pancakes, But whatever name they go by these German Pancakes are a delicious breakfast your whole family will love. 

Marinated Berries:

In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, vanilla bean and seeds, citrus zests, and water. Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to low. Simmer very gently until syrupy, about 25 minutes. Remove from the heat and add the citrus juices. Combine the berries in a bowl. Strain the warm syrup over the berries and marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes. Serve.

German Pancakes {easy Oven Pancakes

German Pancakes- You only need 6 ingredients to make this delicious oven pancake. The giant, buttery pancake puffs up in the oven, creating a fun, light, and fluffy pancake that kids and adults love! Serve hot, right out of the oven with confectioner’s sugar, berries, maple syrup, or your favorite pancake toppings! (Source: www.twopeasandtheirpod.com)

What Is a German Pancake?

It is a cross between a pancake, a crepe and a popover. It is made with a thin batter that is poured into a hot pan. As it bakes, the pancake rises and puffs up (why we call it puff up pancake) around the edges. 

What to Serve This With:

Made in a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan, this German Pancakes for Two is just the perfect amount for 2 people. Top it with fresh berries, powdered sugar and lemon juice for a delicious breakfast! 



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