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German pancake: Pfannkuchen

This recipe makes 6 servings

113 calories per serving

Today, I'd like to share with you a recipe I made with my children for an exceptional brunch. Looking to diversify our meals and get away from our usual routine, I discovered a recipe for German pancakes that really won the whole family over. This preparation is a clever mix between a pancake and a cake, which you can decorate as you wish with fruit, whipped cream, chocolate and many other delights.


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Fresh fruit pudding,



  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon butter


Step 1: In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, vanilla and salt.

Step 2: Add the eggs to the dry mixture and start mixing until smooth.

Step 3: Gradually stir in the milk while continuing to mix to avoid lumps. Continue mixing until the dough is smooth.

Step 4: Let the batter rest for about 30 minutes at room temperature. This allows the ingredients to mix well, resulting in lighter pancakes.

Step 5: Pour a small ladleful of batter into a hot pan and tilt the pan to distribute the batter evenly.

Step 6: Bake at 450 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes.

In conclusion,

this simple pancake recipe offers a delicious way to start the day or treat yourself at any time. With basic ingredients typically found in any kitchen, these pancakes are easy to prepare and offer a comforting, delicious flavor. Resting the batter ensures a light, airy texture, while baking at high temperature produces perfectly golden, fluffy pancakes. Whether for breakfast with the family, brunch with friends or an impromptu treat, these crepes are always a hit. So whip up a stack of these delights, add your favorite toppings and enjoy!

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