German Pancake with Apples

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

  • About

Pfannkuchen in German became pancake in English around 1430 and bred an English art of pancakery divided by Hannah Glasse into Pancakes, Fine Pancakes, A Second Sort of Fine Pancakes, A Third Sort, A Fourth Sort called A Quire of Paper, and another sort of colored pancakes made green with tansy and pink with beet-root. The German Pancake, however, of Lizzie Kander and Irma Rombauer varied recipe by recipe but was essentially a single large pancake puffed in a hot skillet in the oven.