German Pancake

Serves 4

3 eggs

1/2 cup milk

2 tbsp. vegetable oil

1/2 cup flour

1/4 tsp. kosher salt

1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp. nutmeg

- dash cloves (optional)

1 tbsp. unsalted butter

- toppings, your choice: sliced bananas; Banana Caramel Sauce, Chocolate Whiskey Sauce

     and/or Sweetened Whipped Cream; ice cream; sliced fresh fruits or berries; fruit sauces
     and preserves; powdered sugar; maple syrup; etc.


Combine eggs, milk and oil in a medium bowl; whisk until well blended. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients; beat until smooth. Add butter to a 10" ovenproof skillet; melt in a preheated 400° oven. Pour batter into the skillet and bake 15 min.; prick the center of the pancake and bake until puffy and golden-brown (about 5 min. more). Cut pancake into wedges and serve immediately with your choice of toppings.