‘Breakfast For Two’ ~ Savory Pear & Apple Dutch Baby

Savory Pear & Apple Dutch Baby1

 

Good Morning & Happy Valentine’s Day ♥ Friends!

Roshni & I are back with our second installment of monthly cook-off. Keeping today’s lovey-dovey holiday in mind, the theme was a no-brainer – ‘Breakfast for Two’. So if you’ve still not thought of V-day breakfast for your sweetie then let us come to your rescue. I come bearing freshly baked savory German Pancake. Convenient without having to stand flipping pancakes on stove one by one and ready in 30 minutes! Slide it in the oven, go about your work (make coffee or arrange breakfast tray) and after 20 minutes, poof!, breakfast is served. No burnt sides too! 😉

Blogosphere is scattered with chocolates, berries and sprinkles for the occasion. Red and pink is so much in the air! I joined  the  bandwagon  too but if you’re not into sweet stuff then this recipe is just perfect for you.

 

Savory Pear & Apple Dutch Baby2

 

Pear, apple, some leeks and smoked Gouda… The fruit is cooked in a pan with some butter and thyme. Heavenly smell to wake up to, if you ask me! The fruit is then arranged in cast-iron skillet or baking pan. Egg and flour mixture is poured over the fruit followed by cheese. The prep requires mere 10 minutes of time and then whole business is taken care of by your beloved oven. It is baked until golden for about 20-25 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve immediately.

This dutch baby is perfect as a Brunch/Brinner too and should be made on any day, not only on V-day. Make this NOW & thank me later. If you want to make a sweet dutch baby, then try this recipe of mine. And now go to Roshni‘s blog for a great ‘Breakfast For Two’ idea! Let’s check out what she has in store for us all! 🙂

Have a great day all you happy lovers out there! ♥ ♥ ♥

Savory Pear & Apple Dutch Baby

Serves: 2 | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 20-25 minutes | Total time: 30-35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbsp butter (salted works too)
  • 2 Tbsp leeks, washed & thinly sliced
  • Half pear, peeled, cored & sliced
  • Half green apple, peeled, cored & sliced
  • few sprigs of thyme
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1/4 tsp lack pepper (or more)
  • 1/2 cup grated smoked Gouda cheese

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 210ºC / 425ºF.
  2. Heat a small pan on a medium heat and add 1 Tbsp of butter to it. Once butter has melted, add leek, pear, apple slices and thyme leaves to the pan and let cook on a medium heat for about 3-4 minutes stirring occasionally. Set aside.
  3. Mix the eggs, flour, milk, salt and pepper in a blender on a medium speed until just blended, 5-10 seconds.
  4. Add rest of the 1 Tbsp butter in to a 9-inch cast-iron skillet/baking pan and put it in the oven. Wait until the butter has melted completely and sizzling then carefully take the pan out and swirl the butter around coating the pan completely.
  5. Spread the cooked mixture of leek, fruits and thyme to the bottom of the pan. Pour the egg mixture on top. Finally, sprinkle the cheese all over and slide it back into the oven to be baked for 20-25 minutes, until slightly browned on top. Cut the dutch baby into 4 or 6 wedges and serve immediately.
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16 thoughts on “‘Breakfast For Two’ ~ Savory Pear & Apple Dutch Baby

    • Thank you Allison! I also always used to make sweet dutch baby but while brainstorming the ideas for savory breakfast, I thought why not?! Anyway, nothing can go wrong where pear, apple & cheese are involved! 😉

    • Thank you Carla! I love it for its convenience & need for just the basic ingredients.
      Fruit & cheese is always leads to good things. I’m sure apart from smoked Gouda, Cheddar would be fab too! 🙂

  1. Looks delicious and the best part it is not so valentine-y chocolatey… I am so done with looking at all the chocolate covered rather chocolate overloaded desserts.. This looks like a fresh breeze. Elegant presentation!

    • I thought many people would be done looking at chocolate-slathered treats by now and for those who doesn’t like to start the day with sweet stuff, it’s perfect for them! Thank you Sonal! 🙂

  2. Ooooh yum! Sounds delicious Riddhi! I’ve never made a dutch baby but I’ve read a bit about them recently via the blogosphere. My husband and I actually DID have breakfast together this morning (he’s normally asleep when I leave for work!), we went out to a local cafe and had coffee and grilled cheese sandwiches! It was wonderful just to spend some time together in the early morning. I definitely want to make this for us some time though! Hope that you have a wonderful Valentines day lovely! xxx

    • That’s such a sweet start to the day Laura! We do try and have a breakfast together everyday. Coffee & banana bread were a perfect accompaniment today morning! Do make this dutch baby for a lazy brunch or brinner sometimes.

      Thank you for the wishes Laura! xo

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