Sweet Dutch baby

Prep 10 min
Total 25 min
Serves 4

These puffy pancakes have many unusual names including bismarcks and Dutch Puffs. In every case, a simple batter poured into a hot pan creates instant, unforgettable magic. This sweet version is a perfect fast dessert or breakfast; or add sautéed mushrooms and bacon for a savoury meal.



1/4 cup
2/3 cup
1/2 cup
all-purpose flour
1/4 cup
granulated sugar
1/2 tsp
1/4 tsp
1 tbsp
1/2 tsp
berries, optional


  • PREHEAT oven to 475F.
  • MELT butter in a large (12-in.) oven-safe frying pan over medium. Whisk eggs with milk in a large bowl. Whisk in flour, sugar, vanilla and salt. Add batter to hot pan.
  • BAKE in centre of oven until puffed and golden, 9 to 11 min. (Watch closely during last min of cooking so it doesn’t burn.)
  • DUST with icing sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle with berries. Serve immediately.


Calories 315
Protein 9 g
Carbohydrates 30 g
Fat 18 g
Fibre 1 g
Sodium 307 mg
Excellent source of Vitamin B12

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Issue: February 2015

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Photo credit: Sweet Dutch baby. (Photo, Roberto Caruso.)

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