Dutch Baby Pancakes

Published: Sep. 25, 2020 at 1:50 PM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - Registered dietitian Barbra Crumpacker and her son Will joined WCTV on set to showcase this recipe.


  • 1/2 cup 2% reduced-fat milk
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • Top with maple syrup, fruit, nuts, other favorite toppings or recipes below.


Preheat oven to 450°.

Place a 9-inch cast-iron or oven proof skillet in a 450° oven for 10 minutes. Combine first 6 ingredients, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in preheated pan until browned, swirling to evenly coat pan. Add batter; Bake at 450° for 10 minutes or until puffed and browned. Top with your favorite toppings.

Yield: 6 servings  About 250 calories; 5 g fat

Glazed Bananas

  • ½ Tablespoon butter
  • 3 large firm bananas, halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup coffee-flavored liqueur (Kahlúa)
  • 1/2 cup frozen reduced-calorie whipped topping, thawed

Cut banana halves in half crosswise. Melt tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add bananas; cook 2 minutes on each side or until browned. Add liqueur; simmer 1 minute. Serve with Dutch baby; top with whipped topping.

Caramelized Apples

  • 4 Granny Smith apples, cored and thinly sliced (about 1 pound)
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Combine sliced apples, brown sugar, and lemon juice. Heat a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add apple mixture; sauté 5 minutes or until pears are golden. Remove pear mixture from pan, and keep warm.

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