Dutch Babies

From Deborah Palmer of A Movable Feast

Family favourite. Takes only minutes to prepare. Giant fluffy pancakes baked in the oven. They look and taste wonderful. 


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • Cinnamon to taste
  • Vanilla extract, if you like


  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  2. Place butter In a 2 to 3 quart pan and set in oven. While the butter melts, mix batter quickly.
  3. Put eggs in a blender. Blend at high speed for 1 minute. With motor running, gradually pour in milk; then slowly add flour, sugar and flavourings. Continue blending for 30 more seconds.
  4. Remove pan from oven and pour in the batter.
  5. Return pan to oven and bake until pancake is puffy and well browned (20 to 25 minutes).
  6. If desired, dust pancake with ground nutmeg. Add desired garnish to top of pancake; fold over like a giant omelet.
  7. Cut in wedges and serve.

Be creative and garnish pancakes with a variety of your favourite sweet toppings … 
Hot spiced fruit
Fresh fruit and whipped cream
Sauteed apples and /or pears
Jam and so on

Posted on September 9, 2015 and filed under breakfast.