German Pancakes

Breakfast · May 31, 2018

These light, fluffy, eggy German Pancakes have become a family favorite breakfast recipe! They’re EASY to make, requiring only 5 simple ingredients that you probably have on hand. Serve with powdered sugar, maple syrup, cinnamon, or even homemade buttermilk syrup for a delicious breakfast (or dinner)!

German Pancake

BEST German Pancake Recipe

Have I told you guys how much I LOVE breakfast recipes? We love breakfast so much that we have it for DINNER one night a week. Do you do the same thing? One of the recipes we have enjoyed ever since I was little are German Pancakes. My parents have been making these for as long as I can remember, and they were always a favorite. Now that I’m older, we make them for our own family and I’m reminded just how yummy and simple they are.

This is one of those recipes that you don’t really need to plan ahead for, because you almost always have the ingredients on hand. My kids love watching it bake, because when you put it in the oven, it gets all puffy and the sides start curling up the pan! The finished product is like eggs and pancakes in one, and if you’ve had them before you know just how yummy they are. We usually have regular syrup with them, but I’m thinking I need to make Buttermilk Syrup next time because really… You can’t beat homemade buttermilk syrup.

German Pancakes

Top it off with powdered sugar!!

How to make German Pancakes:

As I mentioned before, this recipe requires just 5 simple ingredients:

  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Flour
  • Salt
  • Butter

Preheat the oven to 450° very first thing. While the oven is warming up, whip the eggs together in a bowl and then add the milk, flour, and salt. Put your butter in the 9×13 pan, and place in the warmed oven. Once it is melted, remove from the oven, and pour the mixed batter on top of the melted butter. Bake for 15-20 minutes. The sides will be overflowing and fluffy but will calm down once you take it out of the oven. Serve immediately with syrup, cinnamon or whatever sounds great to you!

Easy German Pancakes Recipe

Seriously, these are the best!!! I think we’ll make them this week for Breakfast night. 😉

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German Pancake Recipe

German Pancakes - a breakfast family favorite recipe we love to make! They're EASY and light and fluffy too!!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 5 tbsp butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450. In a medium bowl, whip eggs together. Add milk, flour and salt.

  2. In warmed oven, heat your butter in a 9x13 pan. Pour batter into pan of melted butter. Bake for 15-20 minutes. The sides will be overflowing and fluffy but will calm down once removed from oven. Serve immediately with syrup, cinnamon or whatever sounds great to you!

ENJOY!

German Pancakes

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    Heather K Miller

    My husband just requested these for dinner last week so I found a random recipe online…and they were a flop. They were so heavy and they didn’t puff at all and they just fell into a big fat blob. So I am so excited to have a recipe from a trusted source to make for him again. Thanks!

    [email protected] Plaid & Paisley Kitchen

    I do love breakfast for dinner. I also love a good German Pancake. I don’t why but my grandma always called them Oven Omelets and she was all German. This version looks super yummy
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    Val in MN

    If dinner wasn’t already in the oven, I’d make these right now. YUM!

    Amy K.

    mmmm… SO YUMMY! The recipe I have calls for exactly half of the one above, and is baked in a pie plate, just in case you’re only feeding a couple of people. I like mine with butter & salt. And now I wish I had some right now!!

    Crystal

    We love eating breakfast for dinner especially pancakes 🙂 These pancakes look amazing!! Definitely going to make these. Thanks so much for the recipe 🙂

    Leslie Kight

    I love German pancakes. We fry ours like a regular pancake and lay thinly sliced apples on top then turn them…apples and all. Just butter & powdered sugar. YUM!

    Charlene

    Thanks for the recipe – this is wonderful especially with fresh fruit and a little powdered sugar! Yum!

    DBC

    I half the recipe ate with honey and they were awesome.

    pikcat

    Wow! It sounds so fast and easy to make a perfect breakfast with this pancake. Thank you for sharing the recipe!

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