Easy German Pancake Recipe

Looking for an easy breakfast to make that only takes 4 simple ingredients? German pancakes are my go-to because the recipe just uses the staples: eggs, milk, flour, and a bit of butter!

Let’s get started!


Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F. Cut the butter into 4 equal pieces and place them on the bottom of a 9x13 inch baking dish.


While the oven if preheating crack the eggs into a medium-large mixing bowl. Whisk with a wire whisk to combine well. Slowly add the flour while whisking until fully combined.


Add the milk and whisk to combine fully. When the oven is hot or nearly fully preheated, add the baking dish with the butter to the oven. Let the dish rest in the oven until the butter is melted


When the butter is melted carefully remove the pan from the oven. Give the egg mixture one last quick whisk and pour the mixture into the hot baking dish. Using oven mitts or hot pads, quickly and carefully place the hot pan back in the oven.


Bake for 20 minutes or until the German pancake is very puffy on the sides and golden brown.


Remove from the oven. Cut into pieces. Serve hot with your favorite topping.

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