Strawberry Puff Pancake Recipe
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Strawberry Puff Pancake Recipe

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I’ve cut this recipe to 2 eggs and 1/2 cup milk for my husband and me, and it works just fine. It’s yummy with strawberry or blueberry topping. You could even garnish it with whipped topping for a light dessert. —Brenda Morton, Hale Center, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • Confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 slice with 1/3 cup sauce (calculated without confectioners' sugar): 277 calories, 10g fat (5g saturated fat), 175mg cholesterol, 187mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 1 medium-fat meat, 1 fat.


  1. Place butter in a 9-in. pie plate; place in a 400° oven for 4-5 minutes or until melted. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk the eggs, milk and vanilla. In another small bowl, combine the flour, salt and cinnamon; whisk into egg mixture until blended.
  2. Pour into prepared pie plate. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until sides are crisp and golden brown.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in water until smooth; add strawberries. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened. Coarsely mash strawberries. Serve with pancake. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Strawberry Puff Pancake in Healthy Cooking June/July 2011, p33

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MarineMom_texas User ID: 31788 249755
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2016

"I prepared this tonight and it was delicious. I did use Splenda for the sugar. It was a tad bland so next time I will add more cinnamon and maybe more vanilla. However, we loved it and cleaned our plates. Perfect for two people. I recommend this recipe.

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pamsterhamster User ID: 2978210 150398
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2014

"Love, love, LOVE this. easy & so fluffy."

braceletgirl User ID: 939043 117489
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2014

"quick, easy and delicious! My family loves it!"

paul3303 User ID: 1713232 150397
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2014

"Very similar to an Apple Pancake but I do prefer the strawberries. Thanks for the inspiration."

KristiBenshoof User ID: 4930503 195218
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2014

"This was very good and really easy. I used fresh sliced strawberries instead of making the sauce."

Bonito User ID: 1630276 150396
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2014

"I prepared this for my husband and I when we wanted a really nice breakfast and it was a winner - I added a few fresh strawberries to the top and with the dusting of powdered sugar it was to die for -a real warmer"

keverwann User ID: 1807985 193444
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2013

"Don't know why the stars didn't show up with my review."

keverwann User ID: 1807985 133131
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2013

"This was way too thick for a 9 inch pie plate. Perhaps a 10 inch would work better, but even after cooking it longer than stated this was still gooey and tasted under-done."

Pickeygirl User ID: 5543541 178209
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2011

"This puff pancake was a hit when I made it. It was buttery and fluffy, with a nice sweetness added with the strawberries. A nice alternative to the traditional pancake."

stephruth User ID: 5375519 192007
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2011

"This has become a favorite in our house. We've used canned fruit, frozen fruit, etc. We love it."

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