In German "apfelpfannkuchen" means apple pancake. This German inspired apple pancake recipe is incredibly easy to make anytime of the week. The small size baked in a 6-inch cast iron skillet is perfect for two. Baking the apple pancake in the stove eliminates the need for flipping the pancake to cook the other side.
Variations to try
- Substitute pears or peaches instead of apples for a incredibly tasty treat.
- Try Almond extract instead of the vanilla.
- Consider adding raisins or cranberries to the batter.
- Have for dessert topped with vanilla ice cream
The texture of this lovely apple pancake (apfelpfannkuchen) is custard like and perfect served for brunch or even as a dessert topped with vanilla ice cream. The recipe fills a 6-inch cast iron skillet or you can divide the batter between two mini cast iron skillets.