Apfelpfannkuchen - German Apple Pancake

This baked puffy German pancake is filled with a cinnamon-brown sugar apple mixture.


Apfelpfannkuchen - German Apple Pancake

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Ingredients
  • 3   
    eggs
  • 1/2  cup 
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  cup 
    milk
  • 2   tablespoons 
    margarine or butter, melted
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 2   tablespoons 
    margarine or butter
  • 1/3  cup 
    packed brown sugar
  • 2   medium 
    cooking apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced (2 cups)
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4  teaspoon 
    ground nutmeg
  •  
    Sifted powdered sugar
Directions
1.
In a medium mixing bowl beat eggs with a wire whisk until frothy. Add flour, milk, 1 tablespoon of the melted margarine or butter, and salt; beat until smooth.
2.
Heat an 8-inch round baking pan or ovenproof skillet in a 450 degree F oven for 2 minutes. Add remaining 1 tablespoon melted margarine; swirl to coat pan. Pour batter into hot pan. Bake pancake in the 450 degree F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until puffed and golden.
3.
Meanwhile, for filling, in a medium skillet melt the 2 tablespoons margarine or butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar until combined. Stir in apple slices, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cook, uncovered, for 3 to 5 minutes or until apples are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
4.
To serve, remove pancake from oven. Spoon some of the filling into center of pancake. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into wedges. Pass the remaining filling. Pancake will collapse as it cools. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 217, Fat, total (g) 11, chol. (mg) 108, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 26, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 5, vit. A (IU) 729, vit. C (mg) 2, sodium (mg) 223, calcium (mg) 40, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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