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German Pancake

Jessie M
This German Pancake aka dutch baby is my favourite easy gourmet breakfast. The prep takes as little as 5 minutes, then bake for 25 and you have a delicious german pancake ready to eat!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, German
Servings 4 large servings


  • blender
  • cast iron skillet or 9x13 inch pan


  • 6 eggs
  • 1 C flour
  • 1 C milk
  • 1 & 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 C butter
  • icing sugar for topping


  • Preheat oven to 400F and place your cast iron skillet or 9x13 inch pan into the oven while it preheats.
  • In blender add eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla extract, salt and flour. Blend until well combined. I find you have to scrape down the sides at least once and blend again. (You can also mix everything by hand as well).
  • When oven has preheated remove the pan from the oven and add butter. Let butter fully melt.
  • Pour blended batter into heated pan and bake for 25 minutes.
  • When you first remove it from the pan it will have raised dramatically but after a few minutes the pancake will sink down. Sift icing sugar over top and enjoy!


Baking in the cast iron skillet makes for a thicker pancake.
You can mix everything by hand as well!
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