Breakfast Recipes

German Pancake Recipe

German Pancake Recipe

This recipe has an interesting history or long-standing custom to fit my dietary requirements. The history of the German pancake recipe or “Dutch baby recipe” has been approved down from generation to generation, with an exciting bend. The German pancake has been approximately a long time, even though its precise birthday is not fairly known.

Similar to a lot of pancake recipes, this conventional recipe comprises of using flour, eggs, sugar and butter to make a appetizing, sweet breakfast treat. German pancakes are only one of its kinds in that you make use of a shine iron to grasp all of the batter and let it increase in the oven. The heart of the German pancake comes crashing down once it is taken out from the oven, with the sides still puffed up around the boundaries.

German Pancake or Dutch Baby?

If you have read thoroughly about this recipe, you will discover that German pancake and Dutch baby recipes are almost the same. The name, on the other hand, is where the discrepancies start.

What is a Dutch baby? I discovered through history that Dutch babies were first set up by a cafe called Manca’s in the early 1900s in Seattle, Washington. The recipe was motivated by the German Pfannkuchen, or German pancake. The proprietor of the restaurant was Victor Manca, and it is rumoured that his daughter could not utter the autonym for Germans: deutsch. She uttered it as “dutch” when recounting the pancakes and the name has since stuck.

A naive mispronunciation unintentionally generated two names for one recipe, but either name you choose, you’ll be making a appetizing and healthier breakfast treat.







25 minutes 4-6 Breakfast, pancakes and waffles Gluten-free




You have to need following ingredients to make it.

  • Pancake:
  • 4 tablespoons grass-fed butter, cubed
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • ¾ cup cassava flour
  • 1 tablespoon coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • Topping (optional)*:
  • arrowroot starch, for sprinkling
  • strawberry jam


  1. In a 10 or 12-inch radiate iron skillet, insert in cubed butter. Instead, preheat the cast iron skillet first, and then add in butter to the preheated skillet and let melt entirely before adding in pancake mixture.
  2. Preheat oven to 450 F and put cast iron skillet in the oven as it is preheating.
  3. Add eggs into a mixer and mix on high.
  4. Add in coconut milk, cassava flour, coconut sugar, baking powder, vanilla extract, cinnamon and sea salt.
  5. Carry on blending until thick and creamy.
  6. On one occasion oven has reached 450 F, take away skillet from the oven and pour pancake mixture into the skillet.
  7. Place skillet back into the oven straight away.
  8. Bake for 15–20 minutes.
  9. Serve up hot with sprinkled arrowroot starch and strawberry jam, if desired.