I'm very excited to show you this new, and possibly slightly improved, popover recipe. While we may have tweaked the ingredient amounts a little bit, we are still going to be using our foolproof, cold-oven method for making these. The reason this technique is so fun to use, is that it's literally the opposite of everything every popover expert says you should do.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
30 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 40 mins
Servings:
14
Yield:
14 popovers
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Ingredients

14
Original recipe yields 14 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Whisk eggs, salt, cayenne, milk, oil, and flour together in a large measuring cup or mixing bowl just until blended.

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  • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and allow to rest for 1 hour on the counter, or in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours, up to overnight.

  • Grease 14 nonstick muffin cups with butter, and then mist with cooking spray.

  • Whisk the batter for a few seconds and fill each prepared muffin cup 4/5 full. Sprinkle each evenly with blue cheese.

  • Place the muffin pans into a cold oven with a drip pan set underneath. Set the heat to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Bake in the oven until popovers are well browned and fully puffed, about 30 to 35 minutes. Poke each popover with a knife to allow steam to escape. Serve hot.

Chef's Note:

While this makes 14 using a muffin pan, it makes 8 using a popover pan.

Nutrition Facts

170 calories; protein 6.3g; carbohydrates 15.5g; fat 9.2g; cholesterol 75.7mg; sodium 243.8mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews

Rating: 5 stars
12/17/2020
The best instructions ever. I used fresh parmesan reggiano and parsley. Delicious!!! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/01/2021
Absolutely delicious! I left out the blue cheese this time and served with homemade peach jam. First recipe I’ve ever found for these that start out in a cold oven; easy peasy! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/23/2020
Love the easy fallow recipe, made it first time ever and love it, definitely will make it over and over... Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/25/2020
These were very good. We made a half batch and they turned out amazing. We added a little bit of onion powder to the batter and some salt and pepper to the top after they came out of the oven. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/07/2021
Beautiful! Defies popover logic. Smaller than a Dutch baby. Like a Dutch fetus, maybe. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/12/2021
So fun and exciting to see them grow. In my oven 230 degrees C was too hot and the cheese ended up burning and turning bitter. Don’t let it burn. Read More
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