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Apple Dutch Baby

Your family will swoon over this lovely breakfast dish that puffs up high in the oven.  Light and airy yet satisfying and filling, serve it straight from the oven with a dusting of powdered sugar.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American, German
Servings 4
Calories 258 kcal
Author The Foodie Physician


  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil or unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 large apple, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar, divided
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3 large eggs at room temperature
  • ¾ cup low-fat milk, warm
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup white whole wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon powdered sugar (optional)
  • Maple syrup for serving (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Heat 1 tablespoon coconut oil over medium heat in a 10-inch oven-safe skillet (preferably cast-iron). When it is melted, add the apples, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, and cinnamon. Stir to combine. Cook until apples start to soften, about 4 to 5 minutes.
  2. While the apples cook, melt the remaining tablespoon coconut oil in the microwave. Pour it into a blender along with the eggs, milk, both types of flour, vanilla, salt, and remaining 1 tablespoon of sugar. Blend until smooth. Alternatively you can whisk the eggs and milk together in a bowl until blended and light yellow. Then whisk in the flour, vanilla, salt, and sugar until smooth.
  3. Pour the batter over the apples in the skillet and transfer the skillet to the oven. Bake 20 to 25 minutes until puffed up and golden brown. Dust with powdered sugar and serve with maple syrup, if desired. Serve immediately, as it will start to fall within minutes of being taken out of the oven.
Nutrition Facts
Apple Dutch Baby
Amount Per Serving
Calories 258 Calories from Fat 85
% Daily Value*
Fat 9.4g14%
Saturated Fat 5.2g33%
Sodium 228mg10%
Carbohydrates 33.2g11%
Fiber 2.7g11%
Protein 9.4g19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.