Apple Dutch Baby Recipe
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Apple Dutch Baby Recipe

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This dish is a longtime family favorite for Christmas morning. It's light and airy, filled with eggs and juicy apples and delicious with bacon on the side. —Teeny Mccloy, Red Deer, Alberta
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 to 4 medium tart apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 large eggs, separated
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 224 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 176mg cholesterol, 311mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.


  1. Preheat oven to 400°. Place butter in a 13x9-in. baking dish. Heat 5-8 minutes or until melted. Stir in apples, brown sugar and cinnamon. Bake 15-18 minutes or until apples are tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk egg yolks, flour, milk, baking powder and salt until smooth. In a large bowl, beat egg whites on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating on high until stiff peaks form.
  3. Fold egg whites into egg yolk mixture. Spread over apples. Bake 12-15 minutes or until set and golden. If desired, sprinkle with confectioner's sugar. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Apple Dutch Baby in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2004, p16

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tekla92 User ID: 8760410 254803
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2016

"I haven't made this yet.I need gluten free Can this be made gluten free ..does anyone have a recipe for gluten free recipe?"

CookingUSA User ID: 7138853 159622
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2014

"I made this recipe for my sister's birthday--and she absolutely loved it! I followed the recipe almost exactly, and was pleased with the result. We had six people, though, and I doubled the recipe (made two pans), so I don't see how the above portions can comfortably serve eight. I will definitely make this recipe again!"

ilka896 User ID: 6549264 150907
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2013

"This recipe was very good. It did taste a lot like eggs though but we ate it with syrup so it masked the eggy taste."

prenk1dm User ID: 2214120 207407
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2012

"This was AWESOME. It was much lighter than I thought it would be. The whole family loved it."

mariont User ID: 4961762 155757
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2012

"Would like to know if I can substitute whole what or oatmeal flour for white flour."

mbspanke User ID: 1200107 133952
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2011

"This is super yummy and very easy. I made it both for Christmas morning and New Years Day. Everyone wants a copy of the recipe."

eye_lady User ID: 4552636 73819
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2010

"This was so yummy! Even the non-apple lovers in my family ate it. I had some warmed up the next day and it was even better. Definitly worth the numerous steps!"

slosh29 User ID: 2793210 155753
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2010

"If you read it says "Fold into egg yolk mixture" This means you fold the stiffly beaten egg whites into the egg yolk mixture or vice versa."

domoniquecall User ID: 1126586 75898
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2010

"What do you do with the egg whites?"

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