Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Apple Puff Pancake

After recipe testing round number 4 I think I found a winner for an Apple Puff Pancake recipe. This German favorite is great for a special occasion breakfast or dessert. I like the custardy inside with the sweet yet savory apples that provide a nice balance of flavor.
Would you like the recipe? Help yourself.

Apple Puff Pancake

Yield: 4-6 servings

1 1/2 cups granny smith apples, peeled & diced
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons brown sugar
4 eggs
3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
powdered sugar for dusting


Put oven rack in middle position and prehead oven to 400°F.

Place 8x8 inch baking dish in oven to melt butter. Remove and add apples to bottom of dish and sprinkle with brown sugar.

In a blender or food processor, whip eggs, flour, milk, vanilla, sugar, cinnamon and salt on high for 1 minute. Pour batter over apples.

Bake in oven for 15 to 20 minutes. Generously dust each serving with powdered sugar and top with maple syrup if desired.


Emmie-Lew said...

What a perfect fall treat! I'm excited to try this- thanks, Kels! Have so much fun this week~~ :)