Caramelized Pear Pancake
Juicy chunks of caramelized pears can be found in every single bite, and it's made with whole wheat flour and 1% milk. A delicious and nutritious breakfast to start your day.
ripe and firm, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
to serve, or maple syrup
Postion the oven rack to upper middle and preheat the oven to 500 degrees F.
Add the butter and olive oil in a 9 or 10-inch cast iron pan over medium high heat until the butter starts bubbling. The pan will be heated up, make sure to use oven mitts when you touch the pan.
Add the pears and brown sugar, stirring often.
Cook the pears until they are browned and slightly caramelized, about 8 minutes.
Remove from the heat.
Meanwhile in a medium bowl, add the flour, nutmeg, sugar and salt, whisk well. Set aside.
In a small bowl, add the eggs and milk, whisk well.
Pour the liquid mixture into the flour mixture, and whisk until very smooth. Set aside.
Immediately pour the batter around the edges and over the pears.
Place the pan into the preheated oven by using your oven mitts.
Reduce the oven temperature to 425 degrees F.
Bake for about 15 minutes or until the edges of the pancake are brown and puffed. It should have risen almost above the edges of the pan.
Loosen the edges with a rubber spatular, invert the pancake onto a serving plate.
Dust the powdered sugar over the top and / or drizzle with maple syrup.