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German pancakes with Whipped Cream

German Pancakes

This recipe for the best baked German pancakes is easy, delicious, fluffy, and one of our favorite easy breakfast recipes! Nutella, banana and whipped cream are delicious toppings, but there are endless possibilities you could try!

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword breakfast, dutch baby, easy recipe, german pancake, hootienanny
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 297 kcal


  • 1/2 cup butter You can reduce the amount of butter to 5-6 tablespoons if desired
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • nutella
  • whipped cream
  • maple syrup
  • banana slices


  1. preheat your oven to 425 °F. Add a cube of butter to your 9 X 13 dish and place in the oven until the butter is melted, and then remove from oven.

    German Pancakes melted butter
  2. Blend the flour, eggs, milk, salt and vanilla, in your blender on low speed until fully combined. 

    German Pancakes Batter
  3. Pour the batter into the buttered dish and then bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until puffy, cooked through and starting to lightly brown at the edges.

    easy German pancakes
  4. Take German pancakes out of the oven once they are done cooking, and cut into squares. 

    German Pancakes right out of oven
  5. Serve with toppings such as Nutella, sliced bananas, freshly whipped cream and a drizzle of syrup. 

    German pancakes with Whipped Cream
Nutrition Facts
German Pancakes
Amount Per Serving (1 large slice)
Calories 297 Calories from Fat 187
% Daily Value*
Fat 20.8g32%
Saturated Fat 11.6g73%
Cholesterol 208mg69%
Sodium 287mg12%
Potassium 110mg3%
Carbohydrates 18.3g6%
Fiber 0.6g3%
Sugar 2.3g3%
Protein 9.2g18%
Calcium 79mg8%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.