Puffed Pear Pancake

Photo by Jonelle Weaver
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  • Serves 4
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  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 271 calories
    • Fat 11 g
    • Sat Fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 178 mg
    • Sodium 218 mg
    • Protein 9 mg
    • Carbohydrate 33 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 2 mg
    • Calcium 86 mg


  1. Check 3 eggs
  2. Check 3/4cup milk
  3. Check 3/4cup all-purpose flour
  4. Check 1teaspoon almond or vanilla extract
  5. Check 1/4teaspoon salt
  6. Check 1 ripe pear, thinly sliced
  7. Check 2tablespoons sugar
  8. Check 3/4teaspoon ground cinnamon
  9. Check 2tablespoons butter


  1. Preheat oven to 450° F. Place a 12-inch cast-iron skillet or other oven-safe skillet in the oven to warm it. 
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, flour, extract, and salt until smooth. In a separate bowl, toss the pear with the sugar and cinnamon.
  3. Carefully remove the preheated skillet from the oven and add the butter, swirling until it is melted. Arrange the pears in a single layer in the skillet and pour in the batter.
  4. Return the skillet to the oven and bake 25 minutes or until puffed and golden. Serve with maple syrup.