Main Dish | May 10, 2018

Individual German Pancakes

Sunday mornings we can’t seem to crave anything but German pancakes. Even my picky boys beg for them! But when you wake up starving you dont want to wait 30-40 minutes for breakfast to bake! So one extremely impatient morning I tried the out in a muffin pan and they worked beautifully! individual german pancakes recipe comes out so hot and fluffy it’s perfect for any breakfast or brunch.

German pancakes with syrup

 How to make this individual german pancake recipe

1.The Pan. You can use either ramekins or a muffin tin to make you individual german pancakes. You’ll want to put about 1 TBS of butter in the bottom. I also like to quickly spray them with a cooking spray to ensure there is no sticking.

This recipe will fill about 8 ramekins and 18 muffin tins.

muffin tin prepared for German pancakes

2.The batter. The key to having perfect german pancake batter is the eggs. German pancake recipes call for a lot of eggs, and they need to be beaten for 2 minutes. You can use an electric beater or a blender. I love to use my blendtec.

German pancake batter in ramekins

Ingredients matter- we always use the best ingredients! The batter, although sweet needs salt to help with the chemicals and also taste. Using Redmond Real Salt is the best of the best! It’s full of natural minerals and mined right here in the US.

German pancake ingredients

3.Bake You’ll bake these bad boys until they are risen, firm in the middle and a nice golden brown.

German pancakes in a ramekin on a white plate

We love to serve them with fruit, maple syrup, homemade jam, or powder sugar.

overhead shot of german pancakes and juice

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Individual German Pancakes Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Delicious, fluffy individual german pancakes

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: German
Keyword: breakfast, pancakes
Servings: 12
Calories: 182 kcal
Author: Desarae
  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1 c flour
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 c milk
  • 1/2 c butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  1. Melt butter. Coat muffin pan well with butter, or spray with cooking oil to prevent no sticking, add a little bit of butter at the bottom of each muffin tin.
  2. Blend eggs in a blender for at least 2 mins. (This is crucial to get the pancakes nice a thick.)
  3. Add milk, flour, sugar, vanilla, and salt.
  4. Bake @ 375 deg for 10 - 20 mins.
  5. Batter and edges will rise up the pan. When nice and deep golden brown pancakes are done.
Nutrition Facts
Individual German Pancakes Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 182 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 104mg35%
Sodium 204mg9%
Potassium 68mg2%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 390IU8%
Calcium 39mg4%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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