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Apple Pancake Tier

 Apple Pancake Tier
When our two college-age sons come home, they request their favorite apple pancake recipe. I especially like to make it in the fall...after my husband and I have purchased our usual 4 bushels of apples!
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 6 to 7 cups sliced peeled tart apples (about 2-1/2 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • Confectioners' sugar and ground cinnamon


  • In a bowl, beat eggs until fluffy. Add milk. Combine flour, salt and
  • cinnamon; add to egg mixture and mix well. Brush 3 tablespoons
  • butter on sides and bottom of three 9-in. pie pans (using 1
  • tablespoon in each pan). Divide batter evenly between the pans. Bake
  • at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden and puffy.
  • Heat remaining butter in a skillet. Saute apples for 10 minutes or
  • until crisp-tender. Stir in sugar and continue cooking for 5 minutes
  • or until apples are tender. Drain, reserving juice. Sprinkle apples
  • with lemon peel.
  • When pancakes are done, stack on a serving plate in this order: one
  • pancake and a third of the apples. Repeat layers. Dust with
  • confectioners' sugar and cinnamon. Pass reserved apple juice if

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Directions (continued)

  • desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 355 calories, 16 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 244 mg cholesterol, 475 mg sodium, 43 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 10 g protein.