Apple-Pear Puff Pancake Recipe
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Apple-Pear Puff Pancake Recipe

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Whenever I serve this fruity pancake, people think I slaved for hours. They're surprised that such an attractive, scrumptious dish could be so easy. —Carol Williams, St. Joseph, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 medium apples, sliced
  • 3 medium pears, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • Maple syrup, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (calculated without syrup): 367 calories, 16g fat (9g saturated fat), 158mg cholesterol, 170mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 5g fiber), 8g protein


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Place butter in a 10-in. ovenproof skillet; heat in oven 2-3 minutes or until butter is melted. Tilt pan to coat evenly with butter.
  2. Place eggs, milk, flour, sugar and nutmeg in a blender; cover and process until smooth. Pour into hot skillet. Bake 17-20 minutes or until puffed and browned.
  3. Meanwhile, for topping, heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add apples, pears and sugar; cook 12-15 minutes or until fruit is tender, stirring occasionally.
  4. Remove pancake from oven; fill with fruit mixture and serve immediately. If desired, serve with syrup. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Apple-Pear Puff Pancake in Cookin' Up Country Breakfasts Cookbook 1994, p40

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Reviewed Apr. 11, 2016

"This is fantastic and fun to make for breakfast. I like to use 4 - 6" individual fry pans so everyone has their own serving. FUN!"

Reviewed Mar. 13, 2016

"Absolutely delicious. Everyone wanted seconds."

Reviewed Jan. 2, 2015

"Made this for New Year's Day brunch. Everyone enjoyed it. Very easy and delicious. The only thing I would do differently for the future is put the pears into the skillet a few minutes after the apples as they cook faster than the apples and had a softer consistency when cooked the same amount of time."

Reviewed Dec. 21, 2014

"Quick, tasty, cheap, & easy. My family enjoyed it."

Reviewed Nov. 29, 2014

"Easy, quick and tasty. I served the topping on the side. It was a hit with my family. This is a great recipe to impress your friends and family. Thanks for sharing."

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