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Puffed Pear Pancake

Puffed Pear Pancake
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Ingredients

  • eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon almond or vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • ripe pear, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Directions

  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.
By November, 2002

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 271
  • Calcium 86mg
  • Carbohydrate 33g
  • Cholesterol 178mg
  • Fat 11g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Iron 2mg
  • Protein 9mg
  • Sat Fat 6g
  • Sodium 218mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

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