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Fall Apple Dutch Baby

Updated: Dec 21, 2023

When fall arrives and the air turns crisp, there's nothing quite like the comforting aroma of apples and cinnamon filling your kitchen. If you're looking for a delicious and easy-to-make fall breakfast or brunch dish that's sure to impress, look no further than the Fall Apple Dutch Baby. This delightful and rustic pancake, also known as a German pancake, puffs up beautifully in the oven and is the perfect canvas for your favorite fall flavors.

If you are looking for a quick and easy breakfast, a Dutch Baby is a fantastic choice as an option for several reasons.

Firstly, it requires minimal prep time, making it ideal for busy mornings. With just a handful of common ingredients, including eggs, flour, milk, and a touch of flavoring, you can whip up the batter in a matter of minutes or you can make the batter overnight and just cook in the morning!

Secondly, it's a one-pan wonder, reducing the hassle of cleaning up multiple dishes. The Dutch Baby bakes in the oven, allowing you to focus on other tasks or simply enjoy a leisurely cup of coffee while it puffs up beautifully.

Lastly, it's a versatile canvas for a variety of toppings, from sweet to savory, allowing you to cater to your own or your family's preferences. Whether you choose to serve it with caramelized apples, fresh berries, or even savory options like cheese and herbs, the Dutch Baby is a delightful, no-fuss breakfast that offers the perfect blend of convenience and deliciousness.

Let's jump right into my Fall Apple Dutch Baby Recipe.

Fall Apple Dutch Baby


I make this recipe in a 12-inch oven-proof and non-stick pan. This recipe is perfect for a family of 4 or more or the perfect addition to a breakfast or brunch menu for a party.

  • 2 medium-sized apples

  • 3 Tablespoons of unsalted butter

  • 3 Tablespoons of brown sugar

  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice

  • A pinch of nutmeg

  • 6 eggs, room temperature if possible

  • 2 Tablespoons of packed dark brown sugar

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup of milk

  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

  2. Prepare the Batter: In a blender, combine the eggs, flour, milk, vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt. Blend until the mixture is smooth and well combined. Alternatively, you can whisk these ingredients together in a mixing bowl until you have a smooth batter.

  3. Let the batter sit while you work on the apples.

  4. Core and chop the apples.

  5. Add butter to an oven-proof skillet. Turn on medium heat.

  6. Cook apples until tender. About 5-10 minutes.

  7. Turn the heat to low.

  8. Add brown sugar, and apple pie spice to the apples and mix.

  9. Spread out the apples in a single layer. Slowly pour the batter over cooked the apples.

  10. Add a pinch of nutmeg to the top.

  11. Bake 20 minutes in the oven.

  12. Enjoy with your favorite toppings!

Our favorite suggested toppings: Nutella, Peanut Butter, Maple Syrup, Whip Cream, Fresh Fruit

This is one of our family's favorite breakfast recipes! It's our go-to for our busy mornings. The combination of the golden, puffy pancake and the sweet, spiced apples creates a delightful combination of fall flavors that is sure to be a hit with family and friends. So, embrace the changing seasons, savor the cozy vibes, and treat yourself to the simple joy of a Fall Apple Dutch Baby – a delicious celebration of autumn on a plate.

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