German Baby


Quick, easy, and delicious German pancake made in cast iron. Serve with lemon wedges, warm maple syrup, and jam.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 3 eggs

  • ¾ cup milk

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

  2. Place butter in a 10-inch cast iron skillet; heat the skillet in the oven.

  3. Beat eggs at high speed with an electric mixer in a large bowl. Slowly add milk and flour. Pour batter into the hot skillet.

  4. Return the skillet to the oven and bake until well-risen like a souffle, about 20 minutes. It will fall when removed from the oven. Lightly dust with confectioners' sugar and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

556 Calories
33g Fat
48g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 556
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 18g 91%
Cholesterol 347mg 116%
Sodium 307mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 161mg 12%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 295mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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