Apple Oven Pancake
Here's a puffed golden-brown pancake that always wins raves. It looks so pretty with a dusting of confectioners' sugar and apple slices peeking through. The oven-fresh aroma is tantalizing.
Total TimePrep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
- 3 large tart apples, peeled and sliced
- 1 cup raisins
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar, optional
- In a large bowl, combine the apples, raisins, brown sugar, honey, cinnamon and nutmeg. Melt butter in a 12-in. ovenproof skillet. Add apple mixture to skillet; saute for 15 minutes or until tender.
- In a blender, combine the eggs, milk, flour, sugar and salt; cover and process for 10 seconds or until smooth. Pour over apple mixture; gently lift apple mixture, letting egg mixture flow underneath.
- Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 15-20 minutes or until pancake is puffy and golden brown. Sprinkle with lemon juice and confectioners' sugar if desired. Cut into wedges. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts1 piece: 354 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 157mg cholesterol, 206mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 3g fiber), 9g protein.
Originally published as Apple Oven Pancake in Country Woman March/April 2003