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Spiced Apple Dutch Baby Pancakes

This Spiced Apple Dutch Baby Pancake is an easy to make skillet pancake recipe is perfect for brunch or a weeknight dinner studded with apples and sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar!

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Honeycrisp Apples

Key Ingredient

– Honeycrisp Apples, cored and sliced into strips – butter, divided – sugar – pumpkin pie spice – eggs – milk – vanilla extract – flour – salt


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Apple Dutch Baby Recipe


8 Rolls

Prep Time

19 Hours 30 Minutes

Total Time

2 Hours  10 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 450F.


2. In a small mixing bowl, mix 2 TBSP of sugar and 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice. Set aside.


3. Heat a large 12" cast iron skillet over medium heat.


4. Melt 1 TBSP of butter and sauté the apples with half of the sugar-spice mix for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until the apples start to soften.


5. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the melted butter, eggs, milk, vanilla, flour, and salt until smooth.


6. Make sure the apples are in a mostly even layer in the bottom of the skillet, and then pour the batter over top.


7. Sprinkle half of the remaining sugar/spice mixture over the top.


8. Bake for 15 minutes at 450F.


9. Lower the oven temperature to 350 and bake an additional 5-10 minutes, or until puffed and golden brown.


10. Remove from oven, and sprinkle with remaining spiced sugar mixture.


11. Slice and serve!


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