Mixed-Berry Dutch Baby


A Dutch Baby, also known as a German pancake, is a mixture of eggs, flour and whole milk that gets baked in a heavy skillet until it becomes puffy and golden. In the terrific version here, Grace Parisi folds in fresh berries to create a wonderful summer dessert that's also great for breakfast. More Fruit Desserts Ultimate Summer Fruit Recipes

Mixed-Berry Dutch Baby
Photo: © Hallie Burton
Active Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
6 to 8 servings


  • 3 large eggs

  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

  • 1/3 cup sugar

  • Pinch of salt

  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2/3 cup milk

  • 2 cups raspberries

  • 2 cups blackberries

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting


  1. Preheat the oven to 425° and heat a 10-inch cast-iron skillet over moderate heat. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs with the finely grated lemon zest, sugar and salt until combined. Add the flour and milk and whisk until smooth. Add 1 cup each of the raspberries and blackberries.

  2. Melt the butter in the skillet and add the batter, spreading the fruit evenly. Bake in the center of the oven for about 22 minutes, until the edges are browned and puffed and the center is lightly browned in spots. Transfer the skillet to a trivet and dust the Dutch Baby with confectioners' sugar. Cut into wedges and serve with the remaining fresh berries.

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