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Dutch Baby

With the freshness of the berries and the light and airy puffiness, this Dutch Baby will leave quite an impression on your friends and family! A Gr8 start to the day! Easy and delicious, too!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Refrigeration8 hrs
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: German
Keyword: Dutch Baby
Servings: 6
Author: Debbie


  • ¾ cup plus 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • cup sugar
  • 1 ½ cups low fat milk
  • 7 ounces cottage cheese, heavily whisked until cream like consistency
  • 6 medium sized eggs, beaten with a whisk
  • zest of 3 small lemons
  • Unsalted butter enough to coat large cast iron skillet, (about 2 Tablespoons)
  • ½ cup assorted berries, any combination * (plus a few more to sprinkle in the end)
  • Powdered sugar to finish
  • *boysenberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries are best.


  • Whisk the flour and the granulated sugar in a medium bowl.
  • Add the milk, cottage cheese, eggs and lemon zest, whisking after each addition.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Preheat the oven to 450°
  • Heat a 10" cast-iron skillet in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  • Remove the batter from the refrigerator and whisk lightly to combine. Careful not to over whisk.
  • Remove the hot skillet from the oven and swirl in enough butter to coat with a thin layer.
  • Pour the batter into the hot skillet.
  • Sprinkle the berries on top.
  • Bake until puffy and nicely browned around the edges. Approximately 15 to 25 minutes, or until fully set (different ovens vary). 
  • Sift powdered sugar over the top and an added sprinkle of a few extra berries.
  • Serve immediately.


Gr8 Tips: 
Serve with vanilla ice cream. Also amazing with that fresh cup of java in the morning! Delicious with sliced stone fruits, too!
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