If you're looking for a simple and impressive breakfast dish, then you're in the right place! This extra-billowy Dutch baby pancake recipe is a crowd-pleaser, with a fluffy texture and buttery flavor that is sure to impress. And the best part? It's incredibly easy to make!


  • 3 large eggs
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • Powdered sugar and fresh berries, for serving


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C). Place a 10-inch cast-iron skillet in the oven to heat up.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and milk until well combined.
  3. Add the flour, sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt to the bowl and whisk everything together until smooth.
  4. Carefully remove the hot skillet from the oven and add the butter. Swirl the skillet to melt the butter and evenly coat the bottom and sides.
  5. Pour the pancake batter into the skillet and quickly return it to the oven.
  6. Bake the pancake for 18-20 minutes or until puffy and golden brown.
  7. Remove the pancake from the oven and let it cool for a minute or two.
  8. Dust the pancake with powdered sugar and top with fresh berries. Cut into wedges and serve immediately.

Tips and Variations

  • For a gluten-free version, swap out the all-purpose flour for a gluten-free flour blend.
  • Try adding different spices, like nutmeg or cardamom, for a different flavor profile.
  • This pancake is also delicious served with maple syrup or honey instead of powdered sugar and berries.


This extra-billowy Dutch baby pancake is a simple and delicious breakfast dish that will impress your family and friends. With just a few basic ingredients and a cast-iron skillet, you can create a show-stopping dish that everyone will love. So go ahead and give it a try, and let us know how it turns out!

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