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German Pancake Recipe
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German Pancake Recipe

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Piping hot and puffy from the oven, this golden pancake made a pretty presentation for a skier's theme breakfast I hosted. Served with my homemade buttermilk syrup, it's an eye-opening treat. That easy syrup tastes great on waffles and French toast, too. -Renae Moncur, Burley, Idaho
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • BUTTERMILK SYRUP:
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 428 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 203 mg cholesterol, 543 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 8 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine the eggs, milk, flour and salt; cover and process until smooth.
  2. Pour the butter into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish; add the batter. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine the first five syrup ingredients; bring to a boil. Boil for 7 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Dust pancake with confectioners' sugar; serve immediately with the syrup. Yield: 8 servings (about 2 cups syrup).
Originally published as German Pancake in Taste of Home December/January 1998, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 428 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 203 mg cholesterol, 543 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 8 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 5, 2016

"A wonderful fast and easy recipe to have on hand! I make this for breakfast or supper for my family and it's always a hit!"

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Reviewed May. 2, 2015

"I like the recipe, but I also add baking powder and when it's ready serve with ice cream and smoothie"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2015

"This recipe is so easy and good that my 5 year old son loves to help and eat these pancakes. Sometimes they are requested for dinner."

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Reviewed Feb. 3, 2015

"Batter turned out great, but I would add a touch of sugar to the batter. I did have success using a 9 inch round metal pan, only filling it 1/4 inch deep, baking at 425 degrees for 8 mins. Perfect color, texture and individual size. Edges curled nicely and lifted out of pan easily when lightly coated with melted butter.

I tried the muffin pan idea for mini german pancakes and filled each cup 1/3 full, but pancake was still too thick.
I did not try the syrup because I like just butter, powdered sugar and fresh squeezed lemon on my pancake."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2015

"This was a fantastic, easy recipe that we will make again and again! The syrup truly is fabulous, the reviews didn't exaggerate! I tested this recipe with my family, but I plan to make for guests as an impressive dish."

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