Pear Dutch Baby

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Serve this giant, soufflé like pancake immediately.
6 servings


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4 Bartlett or Bosc pears, cored and thinly sliced (about 1 pound)
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 large eggs
2 teaspoons butter or stick margarine
1 tablespoon powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 425°.

Combine sliced pears, brown sugar, and lemon juice. Heat a 10-inch cast-iron or heavy ovenproof skillet over medium heat. Add pear mixture; sauté 5 minutes or until pears are golden. Remove pear mixture from pan, and keep warm.

Lightly spoon the flour into a dry measuring cup, and level with a knife. Place the flour in a large bowl. Combine the milk, granulated sugar, salt, and eggs, stirring the mixture well with a whisk. Add the milk mixture to the flour, stirring with a whisk until well-blended.

Melt the butter in pan. Pour batter into pan. Bake at 425° for 25 minutes or until puffy and golden. Spoon the pear mixture into center of pancake; sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into 6 wedges. Serve immediately.

Created date

January 2000

Nutritional Information

Calories 253
Caloriesfromfat 18 %
Fat 5.1 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 1.7 g
Polyfat 0.6 g
Protein 7.1 g
Carbohydrate 46 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 117 mg
Iron 1.7 mg
Sodium 168 mg
Calcium 82 mg