Not Your Average Joe's Apple Soufflé Pancake
3 tablespoons butter
2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 egg yolks
1/4 cup warm milk
1/4 cup warm water
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
3 egg whites, at room temperature
Maple syrup, warmed
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
Heat 1 tablespoon of butter in a 10-inch ovenproof skillet over
medium heat. Add the apples, brown sugar, and cinnamon. Cook, mixing
occasionally, until the apples are tender, about 6 minutes. Transfer
to a plate and set aside.
Whisk the egg yolks, milk, and water in a large bowl until blended.
Add the sugar, salt, nutmeg, and flour, and whisk to combine the
In a separate bowl, beat the egg whites until they hold soft peaks.
Fold into the batter. Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter in
the skillet over medium heat until bubbly. Tip the pan to coat the
bottom. Pour the batter into the pan and cook for 30 seconds. Remove
from the heat and spoon the apples on top. Transfer the skillet to
the oven and bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve
immediately with warm maple syrup.
Serves 3 to 4.