German Pancake with Buttermilk Sauce

German Pancake with Buttermilk Sauce


"This is a great breakfast item, now a tradition for my family. It tastes like French toast without the bread!"


40 m servings 283 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 283 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 12.7 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.5g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 121 mg
  • 40%
  • Sodium:
  • 235 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan with the melted butter.
  2. Place eggs, milk and flour in a blender and whip until smooth. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes, or until golden.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, buttermilk, butter, corn syrup, baking soda; boil for 7 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Spoon over slices of pancake.
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  1. 166 Ratings


The pancake is a nice departure from traditional pancakes. The Buttermilk Sauce is particularly good. My family uses this sauce on pancakes and waffles as well.

Awesome!! I've made German pancakes before but never with a sauce this good! It was caramel-like and delicious. I did reduce the sugar to 1 cup (still very sweet!) and cut down on the butter ...

This recipe is quite 'different', to say the least. We found the sauce tasty, but way too sweet and rich for our taste.

This recipe is so easy my beginning Food Science class fix it with no problems.I have two classes of 30 students and each group (of 4 students) did an excellent job and they loved it. We even i...

great recipe we enjoy this for a different kind of sweet breakfast treat on special occasions

The "pancakes" are very eggy but there are tons of eggs in french toast and it does remind me of crepes, like another review stated. The buttermilk/caramel syrup is to die for! It is very swee...

Wow! We love the sauce with this recipe. It is a definate keeper. Thanks for sharing.

Wow! This was great. I can't believe I made syrup. I have been looking for a good german pancake recipe, and although making the syrup takes a little time, it is well worth it. The whole fam...

Loved these. The only problem is my family liked it so well I had to make another batch. The sauce, if you have any leftover is also great over ice cream.