German-Style Apple Pancake
Comments: Serve along with maple syrup or icing sugar.
Servings: 4
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and cubed
  • 1/2 cup [70 g] all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup [125 mL] milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons [45 g] butter
  • 1 tablespoon [15 g] shortening
  • 2 tablespoons [15 mL] cinnamon-sugar mixture
  • Preheat oven to 425F [220C].
  • Fry apple cubes stirring into a frying pan; set aside.
  • Mix together flour, milk and salt until smooth.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating until smooth after each addition.
  • Add reserved apple cubes to this mixture.
  • Melt 1 tablespoon [15 g] of the butter into a large oven-safe frying pan [one with sloping sides is best].
  • Pour in batter.
  • Fry until golden brown tipping pan and lifting pancake with spatula to cook the batter.
  • Cut an 'X' into the pancake.
  • Melt together remaining 2 tablespoons [30 g] butter and cinnamon-sugar mixture; pour all over the pancake.
  • Transfer frying pan into preheated oven for 12 minutes before serving.