Bacon Dutch Baby Pancake with Pears and Blue Cheese

Bacon Dutch Baby Pancake with Pears and Blue Cheese


Ingredients List



  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Heat 10-inch cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. When hot, fry bacon until crisp. Place on paper towel-lined plate. When bacon is slightly cooled, crumble and set aside.
  2. Wipe out skillet and place over medium heat. Add 2 tablespoons butter to skillet. When melted, add pear slices, stir with butter and cook until softened, about 4 minutes. Remove pears from skillet and set aside.
  3. Wipe out skillet and place in oven while preparing batter. In blender or bowl of electric mixer, combine 3 tablespoons melted butter, flour, cornmeal, milk, salt, and eggs. Mix 30 seconds, until batter is smooth.
  4. Remove skillet from oven and add remaining 2 tablespoons butter. Swirl over skillet bottom to melt. Pour batter into skillet. Sprinkle crumbled bacon over batter.
  5. Bake until puffy and golden, about 25 minutes. Top with pears and crumbled blue.