Apple Dutch Baby

This puffed oven pancake doubles easily. You can make two Dutch babies or a single large one in a 12-inch skillet (increase baking time to 18 to 20 minutes).

Apple Dutch Baby
Photo: Brie Passano
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 wedges


  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten

  • ½ cup milk

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 3 tablespoon butter

  • 1 ⅓ cup thinly sliced red cooking apple

  • 2 tablespoon packed brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoon pure maple syrup


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. In a medium bowl combine eggs and milk. Stir in next five ingredients (through cinnamon) until smooth.

  2. In a 9- or 10-inch cast-iron skillet melt the 1 1/2 Tbsp. of the butter over medium heat. Pour batter into skillet. Bake 15 minutes or until brown and puffed.

  3. While pancake bakes, in a medium saucepan melt remaining butter over medium-high heat. Add apple; cook 5 minutes or until crisp-tender and browning on edges, stirring occasionally. Stir in brown sugar and maple syrup. Cook 2 to 3 minutes more or until apple is tender. Serve Dutch baby topped with apple mixture.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

287 Calories
13g Fat
35g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 287
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 165mg 55%
Sodium 285mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 13%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 1.7mg 9%
Calcium 82mg 6%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Potassium 184mg 4%
Folate, total 49.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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