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Apple Puff Pancakes

This is a pretty simple recipe that tastes great! It isn’t too sweet and has a nice custard flavor. The Granny Smith Apples give it a perfect tartness for your breakfast.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword apple, pancake
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 290kcal


  • 10.5" cast iron skillet
  • mixing bowl
  • whisk


  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 lb butter
  • 2 granny smith apples washed, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, mix eggs, milk, flour, sugar, vanilla, salt and cinnamon until blended. If using a mixer, batter will remain slightly lumpy.
  • Melt butter in a 10" cast iron skillet in oven. Add apples to baking dish and return to oven until butter sizzles. Do not let brown.
  • Remove dish from oven and immediately pour batter over apples. Sprinkle with brown sugar.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until completely puffed and brown. Serve immediately.