German apple pancake

German Apple Pancake

Are you tired of your routine weekend breakfast? Try this super easy to make, baked German apple pancake. It has great texture, flavour and presentation.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine European
Keyword apple German pancakes, German apple pancake
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 156kcal
Author Maria Vannelli RD


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 eggs slightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 apples thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 400℉. Position rack to middle.
  • Place butter in oven proof skillet or a 10" pie plate. Place in the oven in order to melt and slightly brown.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs.
  • Whisk in the flour, milk, vanilla, oil, and salt until batter is smooth.
  • Remove skillet or pie plate from the oven. With pastry brush, spread melted butter around the bottom and along sides.
  • Arrange thinly sliced apples at the bottom of skillet or plate.
  • Gently pour egg mixture over apples.
  • Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon.
  • Bake uncovered for 20-25 minutes or until golden and puffy.


Please keep in mind that the nutritional information provided below is just a rough estimate and variations can occur depending on the specific ingredients used. 
*Adapted from


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 156kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 71mg | Sodium: 96mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 240IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 0.9mg