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Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto Photo by: Photo: Leo Gong; Styling: Karen Shinto

Apple Oven Cake

This puffed pancake works nicely as either an elegant breakfast dish or a rustic dessert.

Sunset OCTOBER 2009

  • Yield: Serves 6
  • Total: 30 Minutes


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 sweet apple such as Fuji, peeled and sliced
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar


1. Preheat oven to 425°. Melt butter in a 12-in. ovenproof frying pan over high heat. Add brown sugar and cinnamon, swirling to combine. Add apple and cook until just starting to soften, about 3 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, in a blender, whirl together eggs, salt, flour, and milk. Pour egg mixture into pan and bake until puffed and brown, about 15 minutes. Sprinkle with lemon juice and powdered sugar.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 189
  • Calories from fat: 43%
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fat: 9g
  • Saturated fat: 4.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 23g
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Sodium: 203mg
  • Cholesterol: 124mg

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Apple Oven Cake Recipe