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Dutch Baby


  • 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons butter


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Mix dry ingredients together, set aside.
  3. Whisk remaining ingredients together. Gradually beat dry ingredients into egg mixture until smooth.
  4. Melt butter in a cast iron skillet and coat evenly. Pour batter into skillet and bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F and bake for an additional 3 to 5 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.
  6. Carefully remove pancake from skillet, cut in half, sprinkle with lemon and confectioners' sugar, if desired, and serve.
  7. Serve as soon as it comes out of the oven so that it is still puffy when served.

Yields 1 large pancake to serve two.