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Puffed Pancakes

puffed pancake recipeToday I am teaming up with Pampered Chef to Help Whip Cancer. Pampered Chef is donating 25% of Help Whip Cancer® Fundraiser Cooking Show sales during the months of May and October to the American Cancer Society. Isn’t that reason enough to host a Pampered Chef party? Pampered Chef is offering pink kitchen products and $1 from each sold will also go to the American Cancer Society. They also launched their Help Whip Cancer app this morning and are donating $1 to ACS for every “like” and “share” in May on Facebook! Today Pampered Chef and I are giving away (5) Help Whip Cancer gift sets.

puffed pancake recipeEach set includes:

  • Paisley oven mitt
  • Paisley oven pad
  • cake tester
  • small batter bowl
  • cake pan set
  • Exclusive pink scraper

puffed pancake recipeWant to talk about puffed pancakes? I love making pancakes for my family. They all love them, and I love making them happy. You know what doesn’t make me happy? By the time I sit down to eat my pancakes, they are all finished and ready to move on to something else. I saw this recipe in Midwest Living Magazine, and knew that it was the answer. You make one large, gorgeous, puffed beauty, and slice it like pie. It is a cinch to make, and less clean up than a normal pancake. When the pancake bakes, it forms a bowl, and it is the perfect receptacle for berries, bananas, sauteed apples, whatever strikes your fancy.

puffed pancake recipe2 eggs
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup milk
1/4 cup melted butter
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
zest of half a lemon
raspberries and blueberries
powdered sugar
maple syrup

puffed pancake recipeThis recipe works best if the eggs are room temperature. I never think about that when I am making this recipe, so I drop the eggs in warmish water for 15 minutes before, works like a charm.

puffed pancake recipePreheat the oven to 450 degrees.

puffed pancake recipeAdd the eggs to a blender. Let it run for 30 seconds or so. You can do this by hand if you want to, but I like how frothy the batter gets in the blender.

puffed pancake recipeAdd the flour, milk, almond extract, vanilla extract, and lemon zest. Blend again.

puffed pancake recipePour 2 Tablespoons of melted butter into the blender while it is running.

puffed pancake recipeTake the pan out of the oven and add the rest of the butter. Butter the sides and bottom of the pan.

puffed pancake recipePour the batter into the hot pan and put it back into the oven.

puffed pancake recipeAfter 15 minutes, it looks like this.

puffed pancake recipeFill the center with raspberries and blueberries. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and a drizzle of maple syrup. Breakfast is served. Today is also our monthly Lazy Susan. Head over to Fudge Banana Swirl to see what Chenin has made us for breakfast/


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Puffed Pancakes


Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • zest of half a lemon
  • raspberries and blueberries
  • powdered sugar
  • maple syrup

Instructions

  1. This recipe works best if the eggs are room temperature. I never think about that when I am making this recipe, so I drop the eggs in warmish water for 15 minutes before, works like a charm.
  2. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
  3. Add the eggs to a blender. Let it run for 30 seconds or so. You can do this by hand if you want to, but I like how frothy the batter gets in the blender.
  4. Add the flour, milk, almond extract, vanilla extract, and lemon zest. Blend again.
  5. Pour 2 Tablespoons of melted butter into the blender while it is running.
  6. Take the pan out of the oven and add the rest of the butter. Butter the sides and bottom of the pan.
  7. Pour the batter into the hot pan and put it back into the oven.
  8. After 15 minutes, it looks like this.
  9. Fill the center with raspberries and blueberries. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and a drizzle of maple syrup. Breakfast is served.

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  1. Emily

    May 1st, 2012 at 8:38 am

    AH! Pancakes are my favorite breakfast treat! I can’t wait to try this variation!

  2. Angie

    May 1st, 2012 at 9:06 am

    What a great idea. I agree about getting done with the pancakes and everyone has left the table.

  3. cori

    May 1st, 2012 at 9:09 am

    I love an omelet loaded with veggies…blueberry pancakes…crispy hash browns – I just really love breakfast!

  4. cori

    May 1st, 2012 at 9:11 am

    I am now following your boards on pinterest. Can’t wait to try some of that delicious food!

  5. Holly

    May 1st, 2012 at 9:26 am

    I love a good baked oatmeal, but baked a pancake sounds like the perfect commencement for cram-I mean, finals- week.

  6. Liz

    May 1st, 2012 at 9:30 am

    Most mornings, I just eat some cheese and crackers. But, when I have time, I LOVE omelets with mushrooms and cheese, hash browns, toast, and tea. YUM!

  7. Danielle Bresnak

    May 1st, 2012 at 10:26 am

    Being Gluten Free my favorite breakfast is yogurt and fruit. 🙂

  8. Kari

    May 1st, 2012 at 10:37 am

    Most mornings I have toast with peanut butter & a small bowl of oatmeal. If I had it my way I’d have a bagel and cream cheese every day.

  9. Jennie J.

    May 1st, 2012 at 11:45 am

    I like waffles for breakfast! These pancakes look delicious!

  10. Maggie

    May 1st, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    Lately I been making a sandwich using sprouted bread with a fried egg, whatever cheese i have on hand, and home made pesto sauce using roasted red pepper, Yum!!

  11. Julia {The Roasted Root}

    May 1st, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    It’s sweet of you to work with Pampered Chef for a good cause! You have NO idea how long I have been looking for this EXACT recipe! When I was a kid, my friend’s aunt made a similar pancake and I have been wanting to try to make it myself ever since. So excited to try your recipe!

  12. kristen

    May 1st, 2012 at 12:19 pm

    This looks yummy! So when you preheat the oven, you do it with the pan in there? I’ve never put the pan in when preheating…is that how it’s usually done? Thanks 🙂

  13. Christal Fendley

    May 1st, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    Looks super yummy. I’ve loved everything I’m made of yours.

  14. JP

    May 1st, 2012 at 1:38 pm

    I love a bagel with cream cheese. Though crepes are another favorite!

  15. Sheryl

    May 1st, 2012 at 1:39 pm

    The puffed pancakes sound wonderful and I can’t wait to try it! For breakfast I enjoy toast with grape jelly or if I have more time I make apple pancakes which are always a hit with my son!

  16. Stacy

    May 1st, 2012 at 1:54 pm

    Missing my girls who are off at college because they would LOVE this breakfast. Fortunately, summer is coming! What do you think about making little ones in a muffin tin? I would love to spread the love.

    Stacy

  17. sara

    May 1st, 2012 at 2:38 pm

    We love waffles but don’t make them too often. Like you said, by the time everyone else has eaten, I am just sitting down to start!

  18. Sandy

    May 1st, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    Are these like a Dutch Baby? Breakfast is one of my favorite meals so I love all of it – breakfast tortillas, although where I live, we use lefse instead of tortillas, eggs cooked in every fashion, pancakes and waffles, egg bakes, scones with tea if I have the time to relax for a while, bacon with everything, etc. Great job Bree!

  19. Rachael

    May 1st, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    I LOVE breakfast, I literally like all breakfast foods, especially sweet ones. Hands down my favorite food in the history of the world is a big, soft, gooey, cinnamon roll drenched in frosting and pecans… YUM

  20. lynette

    May 1st, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    Your puffed pancake looks really good. I’m going to try it!!

  21. Heather Spooner

    May 1st, 2012 at 5:47 pm

    My favorite breakfast is French toast with maple syrup and crispy bacon. Thanks for the great giveaway!
    heatherspooner1981 at gmail dot com

  22. Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugar

    May 1st, 2012 at 6:09 pm

    Yum! These are so fun!

  23. KarenLana

    May 1st, 2012 at 6:22 pm

    Gluten-Fee pancakes and honey or a Green Smoothie. =)

  24. Emily

    May 1st, 2012 at 7:11 pm

    I’m a sucker for french toast. I also love orange rolls but I’m the only one in the family who will eat them so I end up eating the whole pan

  25. Caroline @ chocolate & carrots

    May 1st, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    Yum! I’ve never tried one of these before. I love the fruit topping though! 😀 Mmmm!

  26. Caroline @ chocolate & carrots

    May 1st, 2012 at 8:46 pm

    Oh, and my favorite breakfast food has got to be waffles…with peanut butter, banana, and syrup. Mmm!

  27. Marium

    May 1st, 2012 at 9:30 pm

    Yum! I love having pancakes for breakfast! Will have to try this for sure!

  28. Becca - Cookie Jar Treats

    May 1st, 2012 at 9:57 pm

    I don’t usually go for indulgent things like cinnamon rolls or pancakes for breakfast like most people. I’m always content with a nice bowl of maple brown sugar oatmeal 🙂 It makes my tummy happy 😀

  29. Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious

    May 1st, 2012 at 10:38 pm

    I love puffed pancakes! I think they’re so much easier to make than traditional pancakes. And they’re fluffier and dense at the same time. It’s an amazing combo.

  30. Melanie C

    May 1st, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    I love all breakfast foods…pancakes, french toast. omelets, quiche.

    I can’t wait to try this recipe.

  31. Paula

    May 2nd, 2012 at 1:39 am

    I make something similar to this. We call it dutch pancakes, and are so great, with that perfect shape to add any fruit or sweet.
    Mine are no so cute as yours, you have made perfection!!
    Nice to see that, from now, you won’t have breakfast while they wait for you with full stomachs 😉

  32. Sheryl

    May 2nd, 2012 at 1:46 am

    Love Quiche for brunch with a mimosa,of course!
    Next time family gathers for brunch I making these puffy pancakes filled with berries! Thanks Bree for the great recipe.

  33. Krystal

    May 2nd, 2012 at 7:32 am

    These puffed pancakes will be a hit a my pre-Mother’s Day brunch this weekend! And what a fabulous idea working with Pampered Chef to raise money for such an important cause 🙂

  34. Juliea

    May 2nd, 2012 at 8:36 am

    my husbands scrambled eggs 🙂 thanks

  35. Jeanne ODonnell

    May 2nd, 2012 at 8:38 am

    My very favorite breakfast is eggs over medium and hashbrown potatoes.

  36. Rena

    May 2nd, 2012 at 8:48 am

    Piping hot cream of wheat, which my hubby makes for me every Sunday morning! LOVE!!

  37. Samantha Nelson

    May 2nd, 2012 at 8:53 am

    YUM! These look amazing!!

    Because of some medicine I’m on, I can’t eat any carbs or sugar 🙁 So breakfasts have become quite boring for me. No pancakes, waffles, cereal, oatmeal… sad! So right now my favorite is crustless quiche 🙂

  38. Sheri

    May 2nd, 2012 at 8:54 am

    French toast is my favorite breakfast treat.

  39. Carrie

    May 2nd, 2012 at 9:55 am

    OMG, that looks amazing! I’m passing it along to my friends… 🙂

  40. Shawn

    May 2nd, 2012 at 10:11 am

    OMG I have wanted to try these, so I think I shall be making one this weekend.

  41. Kathi Alderink

    May 2nd, 2012 at 11:27 am

    sounds yummy!

  42. creed

    May 2nd, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    This is called a “Dutch Baby”. Melissa D’Arabian from Food Network has a very similar recipe. SOOOooooooooooooooo good!
    https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/melissa-darabian/vanilla-dutch-baby-puffed-pancake-recipe/index.html

  43. June g.

    May 2nd, 2012 at 9:25 pm

    I love yogurt with fruit. And if I’m feeling naughty eggs Benedict 🙂

  44. Candy

    May 3rd, 2012 at 12:46 am

    Love the idea of a community pancake! Can’t wait to share with my boys.

  45. Andrea Bolding

    May 3rd, 2012 at 10:25 am

    Love this recipe!! Will be making it for my family this weekend!! Thank you!!

  46. Natalie

    May 3rd, 2012 at 10:27 am

    I can’t wait to try this recipe!

  47. Amanda

    May 3rd, 2012 at 10:28 am

    I’ve always been a bit biased towards waffles over pancakes — the crsipy texture with the sweet syrup and fruit – -LOVE!

    On a regular basis, breakfast is usually hardboiled eggs and banana. Not nearly as exciting!

  48. ashley

    May 3rd, 2012 at 10:29 am

    These look delicious.

  49. Stacy

    May 3rd, 2012 at 10:33 am

    Yum! Can’t wait to try this recipe.

  50. Rheanna

    May 3rd, 2012 at 10:40 am

    Looks soooo yummy!

  51. Angella H.

    May 3rd, 2012 at 10:41 am

    My favorite breakfast is a skillet meal with scrambled eggs, crispy bacon, and shredded cheese!

  52. Cheryl Phillips

    May 3rd, 2012 at 10:46 am

    Coffee is my breakfast of choice!

  53. Amie Van Devender

    May 3rd, 2012 at 10:46 am

    I love a big country breakfast of biscuits and gravy, bacon, eggs, and fried potatoes. Don’t have it often though, because I can feel my weight going up just talking about it 🙂

  54. Sarah

    May 3rd, 2012 at 10:50 am

    So happy you are supporting pampered chef raise more money for those fighting cancer

  55. Janeen

    May 3rd, 2012 at 10:53 am

    these look awesome! I can’t wait to try this at home with my family. My son is always asking for pancakes for breakfast.

  56. Kimberly Runkle

    May 3rd, 2012 at 11:29 am

    I am thinking that these would be good with Tastefully Simple Rhubarb Strawberry Fruit Spread. I am going to have to try this recipe soon. Yummy!

  57. Shana Langley

    May 3rd, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    These look so yummy! 🙂

  58. Shana Langley

    May 3rd, 2012 at 12:04 pm

    I LOVE pancakes! 🙂

  59. Sandra McFadden

    May 3rd, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    This would be good as french toast also with some adjustments!

  60. Valerie

    May 3rd, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    Believe it or not–I LOVE cold pizza for breakfast but. . .I may need to change my mind after this! These guys look amazing!

  61. Erica

    May 3rd, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    What a great recipe

  62. Denise

    May 3rd, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    I love French Toast!

  63. Mary B

    May 3rd, 2012 at 2:00 pm

    Bacon, eggs and toast for sure 🙂

  64. Michelle

    May 3rd, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    We eat pancakes a lot n that sounds like something I need to try because like you I never get to eat with my hubby n child. Thanks for the recipe!

  65. Kathy M

    May 3rd, 2012 at 2:30 pm

    French Toast is my all-time favorite breakfast. Especially if I can also get some bacon on the side to cover in syrup too. 🙂

  66. Megan

    May 3rd, 2012 at 5:27 pm

    I like cereal!

  67. Kim Naaktgeboren

    May 3rd, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    Used to go to a restaurant in Palm Dessert that served Puffed Pancakes. Would order them every time. Have looked for a good recipe for these for a long time with no real success. Will definitely try this one!

  68. Jennifer | Mother Thyme

    May 4th, 2012 at 6:05 am

    I am whipping these up this morning for breakfast! Can not wait to try! These look so good and love all the fresh berries on top! My kids are going to love this! 🙂

  69. Jennifer | Mother Thyme

    May 4th, 2012 at 6:08 am

    My favorite thing for breakfast is usually a smoothie or an egg white on toast with avocado slices. My kids favorite things are pancakes.

  70. Liz

    May 4th, 2012 at 7:04 am

    This sounds delicious! I can’t wait to try it!

  71. Catherine

    May 4th, 2012 at 2:07 pm

    These will be perfect for my month “Baked Bree” brunch with family and friends!! Thank you so much for yet another fantastic recipe!

  72. kathy

    May 4th, 2012 at 9:36 pm

    I love pancakes for breakfast 🙂

  73. Marti Parks

    May 4th, 2012 at 9:40 pm

    Pancakes are my favorite, but I usually just eat oatmeal.

  74. Candy McCormick

    May 4th, 2012 at 9:41 pm

    I love pancakes!!!!

  75. Kristi F.

    May 4th, 2012 at 9:42 pm

    Bacon and eggs are my favorite

  76. amy linderman

    May 4th, 2012 at 9:47 pm

    anything warm i can put syrup or fruit on

  77. Yvonne D

    May 4th, 2012 at 10:03 pm

    Oh, I do love pancakes and crepes both. Mainly through the week it is COFFEE formost then granola/fruit/soymilk or yogurt and fruit for breakfast. 🙂 Thanks for the great recipe and the opportunity to win!! 🙂

  78. Lana

    May 4th, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    I love hashbrowns as my fav breakfast

  79. Deborah

    May 5th, 2012 at 10:34 am

    I love puffed pancakes, but haven’t made them in awhile. I just may need to make some up for breakfast tomrrow!!

  80. Ali @ Gimme Some Oven

    May 5th, 2012 at 12:44 pm

    Absolutely beautiful! Perfect for summer too. 🙂

  81. Sara {Home is Where the Cookies Are}

    May 6th, 2012 at 7:39 am

    I so agree with you in so many ways regarding this recipe! My family loves them too, and I hate that I never get to sit with them while they eat. I can’t wait to try this – it looks really delicious!

  82. Heidi (DearlyLovedMist)

    May 7th, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    My family makes something similar. It’s a big family tradition! I wrote a post about it here. So fun and so yummy!!! https://dearlylovedmist.blogspot.com/2011/12/pannukakku.html Thanks for the new recipe variation!

  83. Sara T

    May 8th, 2012 at 11:27 am

    What a fun looking breakfast! Beautiful food and looks delectable. I will definitely be adopting your recipe. I love your Pampered Chef partnership to Help Whip Cancer! What an awesome cause.

  84. bakedbree

    May 22nd, 2012 at 9:57 pm

    Thank you Sara!

  85. Dr. Kyle

    November 23rd, 2012 at 12:21 pm

    Just discovered your website and love it! I tried the puffed pancakes and they were awesome!

  86. bakedbree

    November 28th, 2012 at 12:06 am

    I am so glad! Welcome!

  87. Christin H

    February 5th, 2013 at 11:28 am

    I just made these for National Pancake Day… YUMMY! Thank you so much!

  88. bakedbree

    February 10th, 2013 at 10:39 am

    You are so welcome!

  89. Kristen

    July 9th, 2013 at 1:20 pm

    I just made these a few minutes ago and it was very fluffy…almost souffle like. Easy and a nice twist on pancakes. I did half the recipe just for me and used almond milk. It was sooooo tasty! I will make again!

  90. bakedbree

    July 22nd, 2013 at 7:30 pm

    I am so glad!

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