German Apple Pancakes

* (makes a large batch – can be halved)

½ cup butter

6-8 fresh peeled, sliced apples or 2 quarts canned apples (juice drained)

1 teaspoon cinnamon

3 tablespoons sugar

Melt butter in a large oven safe skillet over medium heat. Add apples, sugar, and cinnamon. Cook, stirring constantly over medium heat until apples are cooked and mixture becomes caramelized. Turn off heat. Preheat oven to 375°F. 

Next, in blender combine:

2 cups flour

2 cups milk

12 eggs

2 teaspoons salt

Blend flour, milk, eggs, and salt until smooth. Pour over cooked apple mixture in skillet. Place the oven safe skillet in preheated 375°F oven. Cook for 30-40 minutes. Pancake should be golden and puffy. Check middle for doneness (should be solid, not runny). Top with your choice of powdered sugar, syrup, and whipped cream.