Puffed Pear Pancake

Puffed Pear Pancake
Photo: Jonelle Weaver
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
4 serves


  • 3 eggs

  • ¾ cup milk

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon almond or vanilla extract

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ripe pear, thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • ¾ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 tablespoons 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

271 Calories
11g Fat
33g Carbs
9mg Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 271
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 178mg 59%
Sodium 218mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Protein 9g
Calcium 86mg 7%
Iron 2mg 11%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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