Warm up those iron skillets! Easy Apple Dutch Baby Pancake with only a blender, a can of apple pie filling and an iron skillet. A delicious breakfast for brunch or when you’re serving a crowd.
I love quick and easy breakfasts and ones that I can make easily for a crowd. This Apple Dutch Baby Pancake is just that and it's so delicious you'll probably find yourself making it even when you have all the time in the world.
I first made a Dutch pancake for my daughter, who is gluten-free, and then decided to try my hand at making it the standard way but with a twist for fall. And what's better for fall than apples! This can be made with fresh apples, cinnamon and sugar but using a low sugar apple pie filling was a quick and easy way to get this pancake put together.
I also had an ulterior motive. I wanted to use my new iron skillet and put it to the test. I have to say that I am really enjoying using my new skillet and don't know why I never thought of buying one prior to this month. Duh, it really is the best thing going. So far I've made my Bacon Mac & Cheese Skillet, One Skillet Shepherds Pie, remade my Sausage & Tortellini Skillet and a new recipes coming soon, Garlic Skillet Rosemary Bread. I know, who knew, you can make bread in an iron skillet and it comes out fabulous!
By the way, this dish is also delicious reheated in case you want to grab a piece on the way to work. Of course, reheating it at work might make your co-workers drool a bit, but that's the price you have to pay for something this good. Hope you enjoy!
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Apple Dutch Baby Pancake
- 4 eggs
- ½ cup milk (I used almond milk)
- ½ cup apple cider
- ⅔ cup flour
- 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
- ¼ cup + 1-½ Tablespoon butter, divided
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 can apple pie filling
- Confectioners sugar
- Preheat oven to 375.
- Place 10” iron skillet in oven with 1-½ tablespoons butter. Remove when butter has melted.
- Combine eggs, milk, cider, flour, sugar and ¼ cup melted butter in blender. Blend until smooth, about 30-45 seconds.
- Spread apple pie filling in bottom of buttered skillet.
- Pour batter over top.
- Place skillet back in oven for 30-35 minutes or until top is golden brown.
- Remove and dust with confectioner’s sugar.