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German pancake with lemon and sugar

Australian Gourmet Traveller fast recipe for German pancake with lemon and sugar.

By Lisa Featherby
  • Serves 4
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German pancake with lemon and sugar


  • 3 eggs
  • 160 ml (1/3 cup) milk
  • 100 gm (1/3 cup) plain flour
  • Scraped seeds from 1 vanilla bean
  • 20 gm butter
  • For dusting: pure icing sugar
  • To serve: blueberries and yoghurt
  • For squeezing: lemon halves


  • 1
    Preheat oven to 220C. Place a 28cm-deep frying pan in the oven to heat.
  • 2
    Whisk eggs, milk, flour, vanilla seeds and a pinch of salt in a jug with a hand-held blender until smooth. Add butter to pan and swirl to coat surface, then pour in batter and bake until puffed and golden (15-20 minutes). Serve hot, dusted with sugar, and with berries, yoghurt and lemon halves to the side.