Thursday, May 30, 2013

Recipe Adventures #21: German Apple Pancake

I just whipped this up for breakfast this morning and it turned out excellently!  I have had this dish before when we stayed at a local B&B several years ago called The Lamplight Inn and was wowed by it.  Actually since we are talking about The Lamplight Inn, I must say that we had an amazing time there.  Everything about the inn was so nice and relaxing.  The innkeeper plays piano and sings each night and the seranade continues in the morning during a super-yummy breakfast.  Not mention I had the best night's sleep EVER in the bed that was in our room!  So good in fact that we actually bought a mattress just like the one we had slept on!  If you are ever in the Berlin, Ohio area and need a place to stay, be sure to check out the Lamplight Inn..you won't be disappointed!  They actually have several other yummy recipes that they serve to guests on their website!  They know how to cook a mean breakfast so I'm sure all the dishes are yummy!

*Once you read the recipe, you will realize that this is NOT necessarily healthy!  But sometimes you just gotta indulge, you know?

Now, back to the recipe....

German Apple Pancake

Pancake Mixture:
4 lg eggs (at room temperature)
3/4 c milk
3/4 c flour
1/2 t salt
1 t baking powder

Mix together until frothy and set aside.

Apple Filling:
3 Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced thin
1 t lemon juice
1/3 c sugar
1/4 c brown sugar, firmly packed
1 t cinnamon

Mix lemon juice with sliced apples.  Add sugars and cinnamon; mix thoroughly.  Microwave for 3 mins to soften the apples.  Set aside.

Heat oven to 400 degrees.  Place 4 T butter in a glass 9x13 baking dish.  Place in oven until butter is melted.  Spread apples over the butter, then pour the pancake mixture evenly over the apples.

Bake 15-17 mins.  Meanwhile, prepare Vanilla Cream Sauce and pour over pancakes once done baking.  Serve immediately.

Vanilla Cream Sauce:
1 c firmly packed brown sugar
1 c light Karo
1 c heavy whipping cream.

Heat in saucepan over medium-heat heat until it comes to a full boil.  Remove from heat and add 1 t vanilla.


1 comment:

Jeanette said...

We are staying there for the first time later this month!