Monday, September 28, 2009

Monday Mornings

A quick easy dutch pancake is one of our favorite breakfast meals for dinner! :) The picture above is after the pancake has been out of the oven and had time to rest for a couple minutes. The sides get really tall and puffy in the oven.

Sous Chef: Zachary

Recipe: Strawberry-Filled Dutch Pancake

1 T butter
3 eggs
1/2 cup skim milk
1/3 cup flour
3 T sugar, divided
1/4 tsp salt
1 - 1/2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries (thawed and drained if frozen) (NOTE: we used Grandma's Strawberry Jam)
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon (NOTE: we didn't add this tonight, but it is normally really good with fresh strawberries)

Preheat oven to 450 F. Place butter in a 9-inch pie plate or a 9 inch oven proof skillet. Melt butter in oven, about 2 minutes; tilt plate to coat evenly with butter. (Don't let butter remain in dish too long, or it will burn).

In a medium bowl combine eggs, milk, flour, 1 T sugar and salt until smooth. Pour batter into hot buttered plate and bake for 6 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 F. Bake until pancake is golden brown and sides are puffy, about 8-10 minutes longer (ours usually don't take that long).

While that is baking, combine strawberries with remaining 2 T sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. (Again, we just used Grandma's Jam)

Remove pancake from oven; spoon strawberries on top (we also added a little whipped topping). Cut into wedges; serve immediately. Serves 2.

Critiques ~

Brian: "Good Stuff Darling!"
Megan: "This is Good!"
Zachary: "This is my second favorite pancake, Dad's are my favorite!"
Anna: "Yummy!"
Amelia: "Yum!"


Kelli said...

do you have to make alot of those? they look yummr

Tiffanee said...

This looks amazing!!

emily :) said...

Kelli, Yes, I have to make about 3 (Brian usually wants more than a serving and the little girls only eat about 1/2 a serving) Each pancake is the size of a pie plate, so it feeds about 2 people...I usually have 2 or 3 pie plates in the oven, so I can make more at a time :) And, yes, they are yummy!