This is a little expensive to make on a regular day but I call it my special guest breakfast. My mom always served this on Christmas Day, Easter, any day that deserved a nice breakfast but a quick one. It is quick, easy and looks great when served. It is also very forgiving, as you will see by the recipe. I think it is called a German pancake but we call it an oven waffle.
- 6-8 large eggs (The more eggs, the denser it will be)
- 1/3-1/2 cup milk
- 1 heaping cup of flour
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 Tbsp of white sugar (You can add more if you want a sweeter waffle)
- 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
- 4 TBSP melted butter or margarine.
Pour melted butter in the bottom a 13 x 9 casserole pan, making sure the bottom is coated. (Baking spray does not work to keep this recipe from sticking) Blend all other ingredients in the blender until the flour is thoroughly mixed. Pour into pan and put in a 350 oven for 30-35 minutes. When the top is crusty and the pancake really puffy, it is done. DO NOT check for doneness with a knife or fork, as this will cause the pancake to fall.
Serve immediately. You can sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve with syrup, or have it plain. If you want to go for a more adult version, you can omit the sugar and vanilla and sprinkle cooked bacon and peppers, etc., to make an oven omelet.