A Pancake So Easy You Don't Even Have To Flip It

dutchPhoto: Courtesy of Yossy Arefi.
If you ask me a, a Dutch pancake is a real breakfast show-stopper. It's dead easy to make, you probably already have all of the ingredients, and it contains enough butter to make it undeniably delicious. All you have to do is put together a simple eggy batter, toss it into a hot cast iron skillet, slip it into the oven, and wait. No standing by the stove and flipping this guy. Twenty minutes later emerges a golden soufflé that has risen to curl over the sides of the pan. Add a knob of butter, a sprinkling of sugar, and a pile of fresh fruit — if that's your style.
Dutch Pancake
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup milk
1 tbsp sugar
Pinch salt
3 eggs
4 tbsp butter
For Serving
Melted butter
Confectioner's sugar
Fresh lemon juice
Fruit preserves or maple syrup
1. Preheat oven to 425 and get out a 10'' cast iron skillet.
2. In a blender, or with an immersion blender, mix the flour, sugar, salt, milk, and eggs.
3. Melt the butter in the cast iron, and then pour the batter mixture in.
4. Bake for 20-25 min until the pancake is puffy and golden. It will fall shortly after you remove it from the oven, that's okay!
5. Remove from the pan onto a platter and dress it up with a little more butter and a sprinkling of powdered sugar and fresh lemon juice.

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