Pfitzauf (Unsweetened Popover Pastry)

Course Dessert


  • 1 cup flour
  • 2-1/8 cups milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/8 cup sugar
  • 1/3 melted butter
  • dash salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon optional


  • Preheat oven to 300º F.
  • For the dough: mix the flour and milk together in a medium-sized bowl. In a small bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, salt, and cinnamon (if desired). Bit by bit add this mixture to the flour and milk mixture. Lastly mix in the melted butter.
  • Fill greased muffin pans with the dough. Initially bake for 25-30 minutes at 300ºF. Turn up the temperature to 350º and finish baking for another 15 minutes.
  • Serve with warm vanilla sauce and fruit compote.
Recipe adapted from

Stay Connected!

Sign up for the German Foods newsletter

Get the latest recipes, news and special offers...

You have Successfully Subscribed!