German Apple Pancake

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Ice and snow. 90 minute delay. Perfect opportunity for a German Apple Pancake.

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Combine a couple of eggs, vanilla extract, milk, flour and just a pinch of salt. That is your batter.

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Apples spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg? Yes, please.

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Brown sugar makes everything better.

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The pancake will deflate once it is out of the oven, but the flavor won’t.

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You will see all of its appley goodness once it’s turned out.

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German Apple Pancake

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored and sliced thin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

Preheat oven to 400F. Whisk together eggs, milk and vanilla. Add flour and salt just until incorporated. Place butter into a medium to high heat cast iron skillet. Add apples, cinnamon and nutmeg when melted. Cook 2 minutes until softened. Add brown sugar and let caramelize slightly. Pour batter evenly over top and place into oven for 20-25 minutes.

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A little maple syrup goes a long way. Mmm.

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