Tuesday, February 6, 2007

German Apple Pancake

a.k.a. Dutch Apple Baby2 medium apples
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

2 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons butter

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Core, peel and cube or slice apples. Melt butter in a small saute pan. Add apple, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cover and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally.

Place a 10-inch cast iron pan in the oven to pre-heat.

Combine beaten eggs, milk, and salt. Beat well. Add flour and beat until batter is smooth.

Remove pan from oven and melt the 2 tablespoons butter in it. Pour batter into the pan and bake for 15 minutes.

Remove apples with slotted spoon. Place on half of a pancake. Fold over. Sprinkle with remaining powdered sugar. Serve immediately. Cut in wedges and serve with apple wedges.

1 comment:

Richard Koehler said...

Although it seesm the recipe contains no actual babies it is nonetheless delicious. It is a great difference in the breajfast from pancakes or waffles and its a good way to bring apples to the breakfast table. I have always thought of them as more of a lunch or dessert fruit.