Karl Ratzch’s German Apple Pancake

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An amazing, showy puffed-up confection. This recipe was clipped from a Milwaukee newspaper more than 40 years ago, but the name of the paper, or the date was not kept.

Karl Ratzch’s German Apple Pancake
1 c. milk
2 tbsp. melted butter
4 tbsp. flour
4 eggs, beaten
1 apple, sliced
pinch of salt
2 tbsp. melted butter
2 tbsp. cinnamon sugar

Preheat oven to 440 ° F.  Saute’ the apple in a large fry pan with an oven-proof handle.

In a large bowl, mix in all of the above-listed ingredients, except the eggs. Then add the eggs to the batter and stir until smooth. Pour the batter into the fry pan over the apples. When brown, turn pancake over.

Drizzle melted butter over pancake and cover in cinnamon sugar. Bake for approximately 7 min.

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