Vanilla Dutch Baby

from ButterYum
makes 4 servings


  • 3 eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine salt
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • confectioners' sugar for dusting
  • optional, fruit or berries¬†


  1. Place a 10-inch cast iron skillet in cold oven and turn oven on to 400F.
  2. In a blender or food processor, combine eggs, milk, flour, brown sugar, vanilla, and salt until they're mixed thoroughly; scraping sides of container if necessary.
  3. Carefully remove hot skillet from oven and add butter.
  4. Swirl pan until butter is completely melted and coats the entire pan; pour excess butter into batter and mix to combine.
  5. Pour batter into hot skillet and return to oven; bake for 20-25 minutes or until dutch baby puffs up and is golden brown around the edges.
  6. Remove form oven and allow to cool slightly (the Dutch baby will deflate as it cools).
  7. Remove from pan and sprinkle with confectioners' sugar.  Serve with fruit or berries if desired.