German Puffed Pancakes With Rhubarb Compote

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 25 mins

This recipe can be used as a breakfast/brunch or a dessert. It certainly looks very impressive. This was taken from the newlywed cookbook


  1. preheat oven to 425.
  2. split the vanilla bean pod and scrap out the insides with a knife.
  3. in a saucepan add vanilla innards, pod, rhubarb, the 3/4 cup sugar, water,
  4. cook over low heat 20 minutes.
  5. stir in 2 tablespoons butter and lemon juice.
  6. remove vanilla pod.
  7. Combine eggs, half and half, flour and 2 tablespoons sugar in a blender.
  8. divide 6 tablepoons butter and melt.
  9. add to 2 oven safe skillets.
  10. pour batter into skillets.
  11. bake 20 minutes.
  12. serve rhubarb compote over tops of pancakes.