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On this week’s edition of Real Life, Real passion I introduced you to Bridget Schwebach, Senior Executive Ambassador for Forever. Today she shares one of her family favorite recipes: Apple Pannekoeken.
Pannenkoeken is a traditional Dutch pancake. It is large and thin, falling somewhere between an American pancake and a French crepe. The pancake can be topped with savory or sweet toppings: fruits (especially apples), cheese, bacon, chocolate, sweet sauces, nuts…
Pancake houses are often crowded in the morning, however, the dish is more traditionally eaten by the Dutch for lunch or dinner.
Bridget’s version which is cooked in the oven instead of on a griddle, puffs up while baking and then deflates when removed. The cinnamon and brown sugar melts into the dish and is sure to please anyone with a sweet tooth.
Regardless of the time of day, this dish will make mouths happy.
Family Favorite of Bridget Schwebach
- 1/2 stick real butter
- 2 large apples
- 2 Tbsp cinnamon
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 1/2 cups milk
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1/2 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place 1/2 stick butter in a 9x13 cake pan. Melt butter in the oven, remove and await batter.
Slice apples and coat with cinnamon and brown sugar.
Blend milk, flour, eggs, and salt until smooth. Pour in the center of melted butter in the pan. Butter should disperse to edges. Place coated apples inside batter area.
Cook for 30 minutes. Eat while hot and top with Maple Syrup. Serve with breakfast sausage.
- Eat Your World. (2017). Retrieved from http://eatyourworld.com/destinations/europe/the_netherlands/amsterdam/what_to_eat/pannenkoeken