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|amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Saturated Fat 12g||60%|
|dietary fiber 2g||6%|
|total sugar 8g|
|Vitamin C 18 mg||90%|
|Calcium 135 mg||10%|
|iron 3 mg||16%|
|Potassium 325 mg||7%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) indicates how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories per day is used for general nutritional advice.|
(Nutritional information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)
A baby Dutch pancake, also known as a German pancake, Bismark, or Dutch puff pastry, is a single large pancake baked in the oven and cut into pieces to serve. Dutch baby pancakes are made in an extremely hot cast-iron skillet with a batter that rises in the oven and then quickly collapses, forming a round bowl shape that can be filled with a variety of toppings.
The pancake batter is quite thin, but still very smooth and creamy. It's simply flavored with cinnamon and vanilla. Dutch baby pancakes are characterized by high sides with a crispy crust and a rich, custard-like center. Trapped steam causes the dough to rise and inflate like a balloon, which is then deflated when removed from the hot oven.
Traditionally, the pancake is served with a sprinkling of freshly squeezed lemon juice and powdered sugar. You can also top them with a dash of maple syrup, a scoop of jam, or your favorite fruit like apple compote or fresh berries.
Dutch baby pancakes are great for serving a large crowd at breakfast or brunch, as they create a beautiful focal point on the table and elicit “ooh” and “ahh” from all your guests. Plus, as a host, you don't have to sit in the kitchen flipping pancakes over a hot griddle for your hungry guests! Everyone can sit down at the same time and enjoy a leisurely morning.