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German ‘PUFF’ Apple Pancakes

With a few changes to a time-honoured traditional recipe and giving special attention to presentation, this recipe will put the ohhhhh….into breakfast.


  • 1 1/3 cups (325 ml) sifted all-purpose flour
  • 4 tsp (20 ml) baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 2/3 cup (150 ml) cornmeal
  • 2/3 cup (150 ml) milk
  • 1/3 cup (75 ml) maple syrup
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup (50 ml) butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup (50 ml) maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) walnuts, coarsely chopped


Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 9 inch square cake pan. Sift flour, baking powder and salt into a large mixing bowl. Stir in cornmeal with fork. Combine milk, 1/3 cup (75 ml) maple syrup, butter, and eggs; add to dry ingredients. Stir in just until blended. Spoon into pan and smooth. Drizzle remaining 1/4 cup (50 ml) maple syrup over batter. Sprinkle with walnuts. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.


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