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This recipe is one of our family’s favorites! My mom would always make these growing up, and we all loved them! You must try them, and you must top them with candy syrup. Yummmy!

German Pancakes, AKA fluffy pancakes!

Ingredients

  • 3 T melted butter
  • 1/2 c. flour
  • 1/8 t salt
  • 1/2 t vanilla
  • 1 T sugar
  • 1/4 c milk
  • 3 eggs

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  2. Place melted butter in an 8x11 pan. You could also just place the butter in the pan and put it in the oven to melt while you mix up the other ingredients.
  3. Mix flour, sugar, salt in medium sized bowl. Add milk, vanilla and beat in ONE egg at a time.
  4. Pour mixture over melted butter and bake 15-20 min. The pancakes will rise up really high in the corners and then fall down after it has been taken out. It’s really fun for the kids to watch!
http://www.iheartnaptime.net/german-pancakes/

Enjoy with candy syrup, maple syrup, jam or cinnamon sugar.

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YUM!! Enjoy!

Have you tried German Pancakes? If not … what are you waiting for?!

 

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47 Responses to “German Pancakes, AKA fluffy pancakes!”

  1. Nicole K

    Love these! we’ve had these since i was a child too. i’ve only ever made them using 4 ingredients. flour, milk, eggs, butter. i think i might give your additional ingerdients a try. i am so craving these now!

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      how fun! vanilla and sugar can’t hurt ;)

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  2. Lindsay

    These look so yummy!!…they would most def send my blood sugar through the roof (type 1 diabetic)…but nothing a little extra insulin can’t cover lol!!

    Delighted Momma

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      lol yes definitely with the candy syrup… you could use a different syrup.
      they are even good just plain. YUM!

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      ohh they are a yummy treat! Try them some time.

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  3. Katie

    We calls these Egg Ocean. The first time I made it (it’s one of my husband’s favorite), I freaked out when I opened the oven door. No one told me what it was going to look like!!! I took pictures and everything. I even made my husband come in and see, and he just said, “Didn’t I tell you it did that?” It was so awesome!! And now I love it too!!

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      ha ha I love that.. Egg Ocean. I never thought of that but it totally looks like an ocean!

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  4. Amanda Andrus

    I am agree with Tanya. I grew up having german pancakes only we called it by a different name. I want to know what candy syrup is?

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  5. Simone and Bella Luna

    German pancakes is one of my favorites foods. My grandma used tomake them for us at lunch on saturday. We’d eat applesauce with it. I still do, and I also like to smear Nutella over them! Cheers

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      How fun! AND YUM… nutella! I’ve never tried that.. but I’m definitely going to!

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  6. Amber

    Totally made these on Conference. One of my favorite breakfasts growing up! PS I am in love with your plates!!! Did you make them like that or did you buy them??

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      SO fun! There one of our family’s fave traditions too! I got the plate from Home Goods… 3.99!

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  7. Adri@dreambookdesign

    Those look insanely amazing!!!!! I am visiting today because Mandi told us we could schmooze the judges if we wanted to, and I’m all for it;) jk! I am in the top 15 and hopefully will make it to the top 5!! But really, have been following your blog for awhile now and just love it!
    <3,
    adri
    http://Www.dreambookdesign.com

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      haha I’m all for it! GOOD LUCK!! Your blog is so cute, that would be so fun if you win!

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  8. Kyla @ Funky PolkaDot Giraffe

    We love German Pancakes! My kids call them Fluffy Eggs – I just did a post about it – LOL. We love ours with Butter Syrup, but I think it’s similar to your Candy Syrup – love that name.

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      haha yeah they are kind of like fluffy eggs! Love that. And yes candy syrup is like buttermilk syrup… I just named it that because it is SOO good! :)

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  9. Whitney

    We love us some German Pancakes around here. I’m from Utah and a lot of people here know them as puffy or oven pancakes. SO yummy. Our recipe uses more butter, but I’ll have to try cutting it back. Also, the recipe that was handed down to me combines everything in a blender – it’s SO much faster and never any lumps to work out. My 5-year-old likes them with syrup, but the adults go for a more traditional topping – a dusting of powdered sugar and lemon juice. It’s amazing!

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      I’m going to have to try it in a blender… that does seem easy!! And yum.. fresh lemon and powdered sugar would be amazing!

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  10. bj

    We love them, too. I just did a post on mine not long ago..strawberries and creme…yummy.
    xo bj

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  11. Tauni

    Drooling over your stunning photo. If I got this breakfast on Mother’s Day, I might stay in bed forever!

    We love your darling idea and will be linking back to you in our Saturday Snaps post tomorrow on the SNAP! blog.

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      Thanks Tauni! haha I know seriously.. who doesn’t love breakfast in bed? YUM!!

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  12. Trulie

    Made these this morning with the candy syrup and WOW what a response I got from my in-laws! My very picky father in law ate three pieces! I have a few ideas springing in my head about how I will tweak the syrup for a desert my Husband loves at a local restaurant. The flavor is so close to what we have been trying to figure out I will let you know how it turns out!

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      So glad you like it!! Your going to have to tell me how the blondie turns out. Sounds yummy!!

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  13. Nadia

    Oh my god! I made these right after I read your post! Thank you sooooo much they are delicious!!!

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      Oh so glad you liked them!! They are so yummy!

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  14. Catherine

    How funny I ran across your post today, I’ve been craving these for days. I learned how to make these in my cooking class in middle school and have loved to make them ever since. I usually squeeze a little bit of fresh lemon juice over the top for a little bit of tang.

    Thanks for sharing your version! I need to make these tomorrow morning.

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      I’m going to have to try the lemon juice next time! Sounds amazing!

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  15. niccole

    Ahhh I have been craving and eating waffles all week long! I am so excited to try these out. They look delicious.

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    • I♥naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes

      haha I’m always craving breakfast foods too! Let me know how you like them! Have a great weekend.

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  16. Jennifer

    From the addition that you can just melt the butter in the pan while the oven is heating, I am assuming it is 3 tablespoons of butter, melted. Not 3 tablespoons of melted butter? Right?

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