Puffy Pear Pancake


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time32 mins
  • Makes4 Servings
Puffy Pear Pancake

This puffy pear pancake is so easy—it's made in the oven! Kids will love it.


  • 4 large eggs

  • 2/3 cup 3.25% milk

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar

  • 1 tsp ground ginger

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter

  • 2 peeled, cored and sliced Bartlett pears

  • 3 tbsp brown sugar

  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice

  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 450°F.

  • Combine eggs, milk, flour, sugar, ground ginger and salt in a blender and process until smooth and uniform, scraping sides as needed. Set aside.

  • Heat butter in a 9- or 10-in. heavy ovenproof skillet over medium-high. Add prepared Bartlett pears and brown sugar and sauté for 8 min or until pears are tender and lightly caramelized. Sprinkle with lemon juice and toss to combine.

  • Remove pan from heat, pour batter around and over pears, place in oven and bake for 14 min or until browned and puffed at the edges.

  • Combine ½ tsp cinnamon and 1 tbsp powdered sugar and dust overtop pancake. Cut into wedges and serve warm.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 370, Protein 10g, Carbohydrates 44g, Fat 18g, Fibre 3g, Sodium 371mg.


If you don’t have whole milk you can just add a splash of cream to low-fat milk to enrich it.

This article was originally published on Oct 01, 2012

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