Sunrise Popovers

photo by Bergy photo by Bergy
photo by Bergy
photo by Bergy photo by Bergy
Ready In:
1hr 35mins




  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Place eight 6-oz custard cups on a large baking sheet.
  • Spoon 1 1/2 tsp of shortening into the bottom of each custard cup and set aside.
  • Combine the flour and salt in a large bowl, then gradually stir in the milk and water until well blended.
  • Beat in the eggs, 1 at a time, beating until smooth after each addition.
  • Fold in the cheddar cheese.
  • Place the baking sheet with the custard cups in the preheated oven for 3 to 5 minutes until the shortening melts and the custard cups are hot.
  • Fill the custard cups 1/2 to 2/3rds full with the batter.
  • Bake for 45 minutes in the preheated oven, without opening the oven door until the popovers rise and turn golden brown.
  • If not golden brown after 45 minutes, bake for an additional 5 minutes.
  • Serve piping hot.

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  1. Beachie this are tops and a definite keeper!!! I used Vermont white sharp cheddar and they were fantastic!!! Anyone making these cannot go wrong or they just can bake at aaaaalllllllll.........<br/>Yummy is the word and impressive!!! Got raves!!! Always, Jelly XO <br/>P.S. Follow the directions and you can't miss.
  2. Excellent recipe , perfect oven time. I made half of the recipe that meant half of 1/3 cup flour - I followed the recipe instructions & amountsbut I thought no way is this going to work - the batter is much too thin - IT WORKS You can see by the picture how perfect they came out. I did not have any shortening so I used lite olive oil in the muffin tin. For the cheddar I used low fat cheddar (this is not my favorite it is my doctor's favorite) and even using this the popovers were very flavorful, perfect texture. This is a winner Thanks Barefoot Beachcomber


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