Keto Dutch Baby Pancake Recipe is a large pancake baked in a buttered hot skillet with an almost custardy texture in the middle and crispy edge. It’s the perfect keto family breakfast to share on the weekend and delicious topped with keto-friendly fruits.
A classic Dutch baby is a large German pancake made of high-carb ingredients including wheat flour, sugar, and milk. As a result, Dutch Baby pancakes are not keto-friendly.
A Keto Dutch Baby recipe is very easy to make with only a few ingredients. But first, make sure you have a blender or food processor to create a smooth keto Dutch baby batter.
To make this blender keto pancake recipe, you need:
Before you start making the keto Dutch baby batter, preheat the oven to 460F(240C). Place the oven-safe 8-inch (20 cm) skillet in the center rack of the preheated oven and warm for 15 minutes.
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Now, place the eggs and cream cheese in the blender. Blend at high speed for 15-20 seconds until it forms a smooth batter. Stop the blender and add in the remaining ingredients.
Blend again until smooth.
Now, use oven-safe mittens and carefully remove the hot skillet from the oven. Place the piece of butter in the center of the skillet and tilt the skillet to spread and melt the butter.
Watch out, the pan is hot, and the butter will melt fast and drizzle out of the pan.
Now, quickly pour the pancake batter from the blender to the hot skillet and bring the skillet back to the center rack of your oven.
Bake for 10-14 minutes or until the center puff up. The longer you bake it from now, the less custardy it will be in the center. You want the center to be set, not runny, but not overbaked and dry.
Remove the skillet from the oven and use a pastry brush to spread melted butter on top of the pancake. I recommend using a spoon to push down the ‘bumpy’ middle of the pancake, it creates lovely cracks in the pancake adding moisture and increasing the custardy texture.
It is imperative to serve this keto Dutch baby keto recipe right out of the oven. This way, the center is still moist and custardy and the edge crispy.
This keto Dutch baby pancake serves 4 slices from an 8-inch skillet. Serve each portion topped with some of the keto-friendly sweet toppings below:
Sure, you can use this recipe to make a savory keto Dutch baby. Remove the erythritol and cinnamon from the recipe and replace them with:
Then top your savory Dutch pancake with some of the keto savory toppings below:
A keto Dutch baby won’t pop over on the side of the skillet as a traditional wheat-based Dutch baby recipe. However, its texture is very similar. You’ll love its crispy edges and almost custard interior.
The key to making a moist, almost custardy keto Dutch baby recipe is to closely watch out the baking time! Don’t overbake the Dutch baby or the center dry fast.
You know your pancake is cooked through when:
If the center of your pancake is dry, it can be because you:
Yes, you can use a round baking pan or baking dish of the same size. However, the sides won’t crisp as much if your pan is made of glass or ceramic. The best material to make crispy edges on a Dutch baby is a cast-iron skillet.
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