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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Trying a new recipe...














Awhile back I saw a recipe over at Berlin's Whimsy that intrigued me.  I loved the comment discussion of what the recipe name was...the consensus was Dutch Babies.  I like that...it reminds me of Kit and Kat the little Dutch twins...from a favorite antique book.  I'm expecting some overnight company in a couple of weeks, and I thought this might be a special (but sneakily easy) breakfast to have for them.  Tonight I did a test run.

Opinions were mixed.  I thought it was good.  Jared was not a fan.

I'm not sure if I should make it for company or not...at least not this company (one always eats oatmeal, the other has already requested breakfast tacos).  But I will make it again...I definitely want to try some of Berlin's other serving suggestions.

6 comments:

  1. Geez, a request for breakfast tacos! I hope they are close family! My guest get toast and cereal laid out for them - eggs maybe! Lol! That does look delish!

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  2. It looks rather like Yorkshire Pudding (something we Brits eat with Roast Beef - not sure if you have such a thing in the States), so doesn't float my boat as an idea for breakfast, but it is definitely intriguing.

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  3. Looks a lot like my Apple Pfannkuchen with a different topping. It's basically a baked pancake with a topping right?

    We make it really often in the winter time...real comfort food. I need to branch out and try it with different toppings though. Just got stuck on the apples 'cause they're so yummy!

    My topping recipe is just sliced apples with a bit of cinnamon & sugar. However we added some chopped sausages (Kiolbasa links or Li'l Smokies - whatever I have on hand) to make it a bit heartier for my hubby.

    YUM! May have to make it again soon. It's been a while.

    Happy Weekend my friend!

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  4. Joolz...close, close friend who lives too far away...she used to live here, and one of the things she misses is breakfast tacos...and they are easy, because I just go pick them up at the taco place! :)

    Caroline...I looked up Yorkshire Pudding recipe, and it is basically just like that, but without any beef drippings. I would never have guessed that, glad you mentioned it.

    Steph...lovely indeed, and easy!

    LB...do you saute (or otherwise cook the apples), or do you use them uncooked? I guess it's like baking pancake batter, but definitely doesn't finish fluffy like actual pancakes...more like bread pudding without the bread thrown in. :)

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  5. I saute the apples in butter with cinnamon & sugar. I cook them down pretty good to get 'em kinda caramelized. Mmmmmmm...

    The texture is definitely is not like regular pancakes, but I really like it.

    I've always wondered about Yorkshire pudding. May actually have to try it one of these days.

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