Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This was one of my favorites breakfasts growing up. It isn't sweet in itself (no sugar), so you can sweeten to taste with syrup, jam, fruit, or a dusting of powdered sugar--whatever you like. It's very good, so don't be surprised if everyone wants seconds or even thirds!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450* F. Spray a glass pie plate with nonstick spray and rub it with a paper towel to coat well. Spray and rub a second time (this makes it release much better).
  2. Beat the eggs in a batter bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, combine flour and salt; add to eggs in 4 additions, mixing well after each.
  4. Add milk in 2 additions, stirring after each.
  5. Note: don't beat too hard or use a whisk--too much beating or incorporating too much air will prevent it turning out well.
  6. Stir in butter; pour into pie plate.
  7. Place in center of oven and bake at 450* F for 10 minutes.
  8. Turn temperature down to 350* F and bake an additional 20 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven; cut into wedges and serve hot with desired accompaniments.


Most Helpful

I made the pancake in a large pie plate. It rise a lot. It's fun to watch. DS was quite impressed. We ate it with maple syrup. It was delicious. It was flaky probably because of the butter. Thanks HalcyonEve. Made for 123 hit wonders

Boomette January 19, 2009

This is the perfect, simple german pancake recipe! I followed the recipe to a T, except I used a 9 x 13 glass pan. It turned out great. I served it with recipe #16717. The syrup added the perfect, caramel/vanilla sweetness. Thanks for sharing.

mygirl992 January 18, 2009

I learned how to make these in my home economics class in high school and ive been searching for this recipe for a long while now!! Thanks so much for posting! I crave this for breakfast all the time and it really is sooo good! when i make them they don't turn out very pretty, so i won't post a pic, but they are delicious! my favorite is to serve them with buttermilk syrup! yumm....

abbilyn June 29, 2008

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