Friday, May 20, 2011

Baked Pancake & Hash Brown Casserole Recipes

Wow! Things have been so crazy around here lately, that I have completely neglected posting things for everyone, and for this I apologize. But, it has been good crazy, so I'm not too sorry :)

So, to make up for it, here Are two recipes to try out this weekend. They take awhile, but trust me, they are soooooo worth it!

Apple Dutch Baby Pancake

2 tbl butter
2 eggs
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup milk
1/4 tsp salt
2 tbl brown sugar
1/4 tsp cinnamon
1 cup thinly sliced granny smith apples

Heat oven to 400*
Melt butter in a 9" pie pan, brushing butter on the sides
Sprinkle brown sugar and cinnamon on top of the melted butter, and then arrange the apple slices on top.
Beat eggs slightly with a whisk
Beat in remaining ingredients until throughly mixed
Pour into pie plate on top of apples
Bake 30-35 minutes or until puffy and deep golden brown
Immediately loosen from pan and turn upside down onto a serving plate
Serve with powdered sugar

Hash Brown Casserole
1 2lb package frozen Hash Browns (or you can grate 2lbs of potatoes in a food processor for fresh...that's what I do!)
16 oz sour cream
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 stick butter cut into small cubes
1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 cup bacon pieces
Salt & pepper

Preheat oven to 350*
Place potatoes in a greased 9x13 baking pan
Season with salt and pepper
In a bowl, mix together the onions, sour cream, and soup mix.
Pour soup mixture over the potatoes
Sprinkle with the cheese and butter cubes
Bake for 30-35 minutes or until all is completely cooked and cheese is bubbly
Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving