Now, the Depression wasn’t such a great time. Duh! It is depression. But this breakfast dish was a hit at the time.
HALF-AN-HOUR BREAKFAST RECIPES
- OLD-WORLD PUFF PANCAKE
A popular dish during the Depression, when cooks measured ingredients as pinches, dashes, and dibs.
MAKES: 4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min
2 tablespoons butter
3 large eggs
3/4 cup whole milk
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Fresh fruits, optional
Place butter in a 10-in. ovenproof skillet; place in a 425° oven for 2-3 minutes or until melted. In a blender, process the eggs, milk, flour, sugar, and nutmeg until smooth. Pour into prepared skillet.
Bake at 425° for 16-18 minutes or until puffed and browned. Dust with confectioners’ sugar. Serve with lemon wedges and, if desired, syrup and raspberries.
1 piece: 178 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 144mg cholesterol, 74mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.
Those ingredients that are not available in your region, use your creativity & mix n’ match or substitute it.