Mini German Pancakes


Watch the batter rise in the oven.


German Pancakes are popovers. They are also known as Dutch Babies, Bismarcks or Dutch puffs. Think of a cross between an omelette and a soufflé. Simple recipe of milk, flour, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract and butter. Once removed from the oven, they collapse to form Yorkshire pudding-like sides with an omelette centre.

Serve with a fruit topping, icing sugar or your favourite maple syrup and butter.

2020 Feature recipe of the Sunderland Maple Syrup Festival.

Mini German Pancakes
 
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German Pancakes are popovers. They are also known as Dutch Babies, Bismarcks or Dutch puffs. Think of a cross between an omelette and a soufflé. Simple recipe of milk, flour, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract and butter. Once removed from the oven, they collapse to form Yorkshire pudding-like sides with an omelette centre.
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Recipe type: Batter
Serves: 6 mini pancakes
Ingredients
  • 2 (100 g) Eggs
  • ⅓ cup (80 g) Milk
  • ½ tsp (3 g) Vanilla Extract
  • 1½ tsp (7 g) Granulated Sugar
  • ⅓ cup (45 g) All-Purpose Flour

  • 1 TBSP (15 g) Unsalted Butter
  • 6-cup muffin pan
Instructions
  1. Set oven to 350°F/180°C/Gas 4
  2. To a bowl, add eggs and whisk to break up the yolks.
  3. Add milk, vanilla extract and sugar, then whisk.
  4. Add flour and whisk to remove lumps.
  5. If NOT using a silicon pan, spray muffin pan with non-stick spray.
  6. Put ½ tsp butter in each muffin hole.
  7. Place pan in oven for one minute to let butter melt.
  8. Remove from oven and spread around the melted butter.
  9. Pour 3 TBSP batter per muffin hole.
  10. Bake 25-30 min until the sides rise up and brown.
  11. Carefully remove from oven and watch the top and sides collapse and pull in from the sides.

 

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