German Apple Pancake


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


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


Apples spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg? Yes, please.


Brown sugar makes everything better.


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


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


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.


A little maple syrup goes a long way. Mmm.


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