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German pancakes recipe with apple cinnamon
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5 from 4 votes

German Pancakes

German Pancakes are light and fluffy and taste delicious! They are made with just a few ingredients you probably have on hand and they couldn't be any easier to make!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: German
Keyword: baked goods, pancakes
Servings: 1 pancake
Calories: 250kcal


  • 5 tbsp butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup of milk
  • 1 cup of flour
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp of vanilla


  • Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.
  • Put 5 tablespoons of butter to a cast iron skillet or 9×13 inch casserole dish. Place the skillet or dish into the preheating oven to melt the butter.
  • Meanwhile, mix the eggs, flour, milk, salt and vanilla until smooth. (You can blend this in a blender or in a mixing bowl.)
  • Pour batter into the baking dish with the melted butter.
  • Bake for approx. 20 minutes or until the edges are golden brown and puff up the sides of the skillet.
  • Cut and serve warm.
  • Top with powdered sugar, syrup, and/or fresh fruit.


Calories: 250kcal