Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Dutch Babies




We made our first dutch babies as a married couple!

And they were so good!

When I first heard about this family tradition of his- I thought it sounded like a morbid hansel and Gretel type thing! Turns out the recipe calls for flour, eggs, and butter -essentially.

We like to top our "Babies" with peanut butter and syrup, but I've read that a fruit topping and jam is good too. Can't wait to try it!

HOW TO!

2-4 Servings

3 eggs- room temp
1/2 cup of milk -room temp
1/2 cup of sifted flour
1/8 tsp of vanilla extract (optional)
1/8 tsp of cinnamon (optional)
7 tsp of butter

Preheat oven to 450, place oven rack in the middle of oven. Use a heavy pan- IE cast iron skillet and place it on the rack 10 inch skillet is great- of course the bigger the skillet the more EGGS! You are heating up the skillet. some recipes just tell you to heat it up- but our tradition is to heat up a little butter in the skillet- just be careful not to burn the butter!

In a bowl or Blender- beat the eggs until frothy then add the milk, flour, vanilla, cinnamon and beat for 5 mins.

Now pour the mixture into the preheated skillet.

then cook for 20-25 mins, until the doughy-pancake puffs up as seen in picture.

then top it with whatever you like!
As I said earlier peanut butter and syrup are great but if you want something a little lighter that doesn't stick to you bones as much- use powdered sugar, jam, or other fruit topping or just butter!

ENJOY!

1 comment:

rosi said...

Hey - got an email about Gray Day and your blog - everything looks good! And since it is referenced in this blog post I feel appropriate saying congrats on getting married! - Rose

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