Cast Iron

Honey, Cinnamon & Countreau Dutch Baby

March  4, 2015
5 Ratings
  • Serves 2
Author Notes

Dutch Baby is my foodie find of the month.
I had never tried it before, and now that I have, I made my own gourmet version!
I love the way I linked flavors from the batter to the sauce…
This German pancake is perfect to surprise your friends on a brunch day! —Claudia | Gourmet Project

What You'll Need
  • 1 orange
  • 2.5 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup 00 flour
  • 3 tablespoons brown or coconut sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1.5 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons Countreau (or other orange liquor)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grate the zest and juice the orange.
  2. Place butter and half of the orange zest in a cast iron skillet (or any pan that goes in the oven); oven until almost completely melted.
  3. Remove 1,5 spoons of the melted butter and set aside. Return skillet to the oven.
  4. Mix together flour, sugar, a pinch of salt, milk, eggs, half of the orange juice, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon and 1 tablespoon of Countreau. Whisk, add the tablespoon of butter and whisk again.
  5. Remove the skillet from the oven (it should be very hot know, check that oven has reached the temperature again) and carefully pour the batter into it.
  6. Bake in the oven for 15- 20 minutes (you will see edges brown and the center puff!).
  7. Meantime baine-marie honey, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, the other half of the orange juice and zest and the other tablespoon of Countreau, stirring occasionally, until creamy (5-10 minutes).
  8. Remove the skillet from the oven, take some good pics of it to post on socials (;-)) and serve the Dutch baby hot with the honey sauce!
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6 Reviews

Kathryn March 26, 2015
Hi! I don't see any measurements for the melted butter within the recipe, only mention of it in the cooking instructions. How much melted butter should there be? Thanks! :)
Claudia |. March 26, 2015
hi, sorry: it's 2,5 tablespoons of butter!
Kathryn March 26, 2015
No worries at all :). I'm so excited to make it this weekend, thanks for sharing!
Claudia |. March 26, 2015
let me know how it goes! have a nice weekend!
Claudia |. March 4, 2015
thank you! let me know when you try it!
Annie S. March 4, 2015
I love Dutch Babies and this is a Crepe Suzette- like take on my old friend. Thanks for the share and I can't wait to try it!