Dutch Babies

Recipe courtesy of Mirabel Traditions: Magic from the Kitchen - Cookbook and Charyn Hoffman


This “puffy pancake” is our grandchildren’s favorite breakfast when they visit Opa and Oma.

Serves 6 to 8


3 Tbsp. butter
3 eggs
Pinch of salt
1/2 cup flour 
1/2 cup milk
Optional: bacon, maple syrup or fresh fruit


  1. Melt butter in a cast iron skillet. Swirl it around to coat sides. 
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk eggs and milk; add flour and salt. Batter will be lumpy. 
  3. Pour into skillet and bake at 400° for 25 to 30 minutes, until puffy and golden
  4. Top with bacon and/or maple syrup, or fill with fresh fruit. 
  5. Cut into wedges and serve.