The recipe for the Dutch Baby Pancakes is a collaboration with RAD USA. Brunch never got easier!
If you love brunch and fluffy cakes, the Dutch babies are a must-try!
The recipe for the Dutch baby pancake came about using the German Pfannkuchen as the inspiration. The creator of this fluffy delicacy was the owner of Manca’s Cafe by Victor Manca.
Victor Manca was a restauranteur based in Seattle who brought the tradition of the German pfannkuchen to America in the 1900s. However, instead of making a big pancake like the German version, he created a smaller pancake and named it “Dutch Baby”.
He closed the restaurant in the 1950s but the Dutch baby pancakes continued being a favorite among breakfast lovers. The classic Dutch baby pancake has shavings of lemon peel, lemon curd sauce, and confectioners sugar. Others serve the dutch babies with fruit preserves and or homemade syrups.
Tips to make the perfect German Pfannkuchen or Dutch Baby.
- The Dutch baby pancakes recipe has few ingredients, however, the eggs and the milk require to be at room temperature.
- Use high-quality non-salted butter and use the exact amount on the recipe. Do not add less.
- Adding baking soda could help with altitude variations and help the pancake to rise. However, the classic recipe doesn’t include a leavening agent.
- The German Pfannkuchen batter comes together in the blender, but a hand mixer or a whisk is allowed too.
- Use fresh seasonal ingredients, jams, lemon curd, dulce de leche, hazelnut chocolate cream, or other garnishes. Do not miss the dusting with confectioner’s sugar.
- Typically an iron seasoned skillet is used for oven baking the Dutch baby pancake. However, we used the Radical Pan by Chef Oren as it withstands oven temperatures up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit and the design includes a cool stealth handle.
- Preheat the oven at 400 degrees Fahrenheit and when the pancake has risen lower the temperature to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and finish cooking.
- Serve the fluffy pancake immediately and enjoy with your favorite cold or hot drink.
- The Radical Pan by Chef Oren is perfect for family-style dishes like this German Pfannkuchen.
Making Dutch Babies for Breakfast or Brunch is fun!
We love entertaining at home and many times host the family for a special breakfast or brunch. Have stellar recipes like this makes it easy to serve a cool yummy meal that everyone will enjoy without killing ourselves in the kitchen.
Choosing the right cooking tools and ingredients assure a successful outcome. That is why I am so excited to recommend cooking with the Radical Pan by Chef Oren.
We love our Radical Pan by Chef Oren!
It’s a hip way to cook while cooking like a pro. The RAD pan is durable and nonstick, you can use it in the oven as it sustains temperatures up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Perfect for making my Dutch baby pancake recipe!
This pan is also dishwasher safe, has a cool stealth handle, and made with hard-anodized aluminum. Plus it is toxin-free as it doesn’t have PFOAs, PTFE, cadmium, nor lead.
The coolest thing is that has a patented high-rise lip perfect for making those chef’s flips to impress your guests. The RAD Pan is great for entertaining too. Get yours at RADUSA.co or add it to your Santa baby wishlist.
Dutch Baby Pancakes with Berries
- Radical Pan by Chef Oren
For the Dutch baby pancakes
- 3 eggs at room temperature
- 1/2 cup milk at room temperature
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour unbleached
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 pinch nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda optional
- 4 tablespoons butter unsalted and at room temperature
For the topping
- 1/2 cup fresh berries
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1/2 teaspoon confectioners sugar
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Combine eggs, flour, milk, sugar, and nutmeg in a blender and blend until smooth.
Place butter in the Radical Pan by Chef Oren and melt the butter. Add the pancake batter to the pan, return pan to the oven and bake for 20 minutes until the pancake is puffed and golden.
Remove pancake from the oven, drizzle with honey and confectioners sugar. Top with fresh berries and enjoy.