Big Dutch Baby Pancakes
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Big Dutch Babies in a 10" Cast Iron Pan

Growing up, Big Dutch Babies (also called a German Pancake) were a Christmas morning treat. They're full of healthy fats and eggs and reheat very well. We enjoy it with maple syrup, but my sister likes to warm applesauce and honey together to serve on hers.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: German
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 300kcal


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup milk


  • Preheat the oven to 425F.
  • Put the butter in your chosen pan, and put it in the oven.  
  • In a blender (or bowl with whisk) blend eggs, flour and milk.
  • When the oven is preheated remove the pan, swirl the butter around a bit, then pour the batter in.
  • Return the pan to the oven and bake for 20 minutes or until nicely golden and puffed!