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Category: Desserts

American Clafouti Sow's Ear Baked Apple Pancake

DEAR SOS: May I have the recipe for the Sow's Ear Apple Pancake? It has been printed and reprinted in The Times, but unfortunately I have lost my recipe. Thanks. CAROL KITAGAWA Via e-mail DEAR CAROL: Where are all the ... Read more

Total time: 40 minutes | Serves 6
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon flour
  • 2 small apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar

Step 1Heat the oven to 450 degrees.

Step 2Combine 2 tablespoons of melted butter with the eggs, milk, granulated sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, salt and flour. Mix the batter by hand or in a food processor. Set aside.

Step 3Heat the remaining 3 tablespoons of butter with the apple slices in a 10-inch oven-proof skillet until the apples are sizzling and slightly cooked. Pour in the batter. Sprinkle the top with brown sugar and bake until well browned and puffed, 20 to 25 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar. Cut into wedges and serve immediately.

Each serving:
254 calories; 244 mg sodium; 133 mg cholesterol; 13 grams fat; 7 grams saturated fat; 29 grams carbohydrates; 5 grams protein; 1.39 grams fiber.
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