German Pancakes


Top your fluffy German pancake with butter, lemon juice, and powdered sugar (no matter that those same ingredients make frosting) and … nirvana. Absolute nirvana!


3 eggs

1/3 c cream

1/3 c whole milk

2 T sugar

¼ t salt

¼ t vanilla

½ c flour, sifted

1 T butter

toppings: additional butter, lemon wedges, powdered sugar, syrup, or sliced fruit


In medium bowl beat eggs with mixer. Add cream, milk, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Mix until sugar is dissolved. Add flour and mix until smooth. Let batter rest for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 475º. Melt butter in 9-inch cast iron skillet (or cake pan) for 2-3 minutes. While leaving skillet in oven, pour batter into skillet. Bake for 9-12 minutes or until golden. Top with butter, lemon juice, powdered sugar, syrup, or sliced fruit.


Source: Top Secret Recipes

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