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Oven Pancake – Easy Brunch Idea

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Whether you call it a Dutch Baby, a German Pancake, a Bismark, a Dutch Puff, an Oven Pancake, or a Hootenanny (I love that one!), everyone can agree this is delicious and an easy brunch idea for the holidays because it is so simple to make.

Oven Pancake Incredients in a Cast Iron Skillet
Oven Pancake Ingredients in a Cast Iron Skillet


3 egg whites

2 whole eggs

1 cup flour

1 cup milk

2 TBSP sugar

2 tsp. vanilla

½ tsp salt

1 TBSP melted butter

Oven Pancake, fresh out of the oven
Fresh out of the oven

Directions for making an Oven Pancake

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Melt butter in a 12” cast iron pan.

Blend all ingredients until smooth.

Pour batter into pan and bake for 25 minutes.  The cake will puff up during baking, but will deflate shortly after coming out of the oven.

Top with berries or sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, or powdered sugar.

Oven Pancake toped with blackberries and a side of Bacon
Oven Pancake with a side of Bacon. Yes, please!

This is a true favorite in our house for holiday brunches and one I am happy to make any time of year.  Easy to make and easy clean up.

Go ahead.  Make the Oven Pancake yourself for your family.  You’ll be glad you did.  I promise.

Here’s to a new recipe for your holiday brunches and RESETTING your life!


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