CHEESY DUTCH BABY PANCAKE

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Serves 2-4

  • 1 cup white flour 
  • 1 cups milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 tsp. granulated brown sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 yellow onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup baby spinach
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • 2-3 tbsp. butter
  • 2 cups grated Gruyère cheese
  • halved cherry tomatoes (optional)
 

1. Preheat oven to 225°C. 

2. In a bowl, combine flour, milk, eggs, salt, and sugar. Whisk thoroughly until smooth (approx. 1-2 min). Let rest on kitchen counter for 15-20 minutes. This will allow the flour to absorb the liquid.

3. Place cast iron pan over medium-high heat. Once the pan is very hot, lower the heat to medium-low, melt the butter and immediately add the onion to the pan. Fry the onion until soft and just starts to turn golden-brown. Pour in the dough mixture and sprinkle the baby spinach and thyme on top. Transfer pan into the oven and cook for 15-20 minutes. The pancake should be very puffy with a nice golden-brown color to it.

4. Serve with more cheese and/or cherry tomatoes if you wish. 

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