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Dutch Baby

Servings 5


  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 2/3 cup milk, room temperature
  • ½ cup packed all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter (plus more at the end-optional)
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar
  • maple or pancake syrup, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 425º Fahrenheit.
  2. Whisk eggs for 30-40 seconds, add milk, flour, vanilla extract, and salt and continue to whisk until batter is smooth.
  3. Add 3 tablespoons butter to a 10-inch cast-iron, oven proof skillet or pie dish and transfer to oven for 3-5 minutes. Carefully remove from oven and pour batter into the center of the hot skillet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until puffed and golden, 20 to 25 minutes. Brush with 1 tablespoon butter, and dust with confectioners' sugar. Serve with optional toppings, if desired. Enjoy!
  5. Optional Toppings:
  6. Caramelized Apples
  7. Chocolate Chips
  8. Fresh Fruit
  9. Fresh Lime Juice
  10. Maple Syrup
  11. Whipped Cream