Recipe: Dutch Babies

Dutch babies, also known as German pancakes, are a special treat for breakfast. They take some time to prepare and cook, but they are definitely worth the wait. Here is our recipe:

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted, plus more for pan prep
  • 3 eggs room temperature
  • 1/2 milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup of all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt
  • Powdered sugar (optional)

Instructions

Preheat your oven to 450 degrees. Butter a 12-inch oven-safe skillet, or use 4 6-inch oven-safe skillets to make smaller puffed up treats.

Whisk eggs until mixed thoroughly and uniform in color. Add your milk and vanilla extract. In another bowl, whisk flour and salt, then slowly add it to the eggs. Whisk the batter until it’s smooth. Then incorporate the melted butter.

For smaller Dutch babies: divide the batter into the pans and bake for 15 minutes, then remove.

For the large Dutch babies: pour batter into pan and bake for the 15 minute period. Then lower oven to 350 degrees and cook an additional 5-10 minutes until fully cooked.

Plate and sprinkle powdered sugar on the Dutch babies and serve with the fruit curd or fresh berries.

When you stay at our Gainesville bed and breakfast inn, you’ll enjoy a delicious gourmet breakfast every morning of your stay. Make your reservation for Camellia Rose Inn this winter!

Recipe of the Week: Chicken Sausage Breakfast Casserole

When you crave a hearty breakfast for a long day of sightseeing or outdoor activities, this casserole is guaranteed to satisfy.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. of pre-cooked chicken sausage, any flavor (I like mozzarella and roasted garlic) diced into small pieces
  • 12 oz fresh slicked mushrooms, or you could use canned (if you use canned you omit the saute in olive oil)
  • 5 large eggs
  • 2 cups of whole milk
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 5 slices of bread, crust removed ( I use sourdough) butter one side
  • 1 cup chopped scallions
  • 1 7 oz can chopped green chiles
  • 2 cups shredded cheese ( I use cheddar)
  • 1 small can of sliced black olives (if you’re not an olive person, just omit them)

Instructions

Saute mushrooms in two tablespoons of olive oil over high heat until nicely browned, transfer to paper towel lined plate to drain.

In a medium bowl, beat the eggs, milk, dry mustard and salt together.

Place the bread slices buttered side down in a 9 x 13 casserole dish.

Sprinkle sausage, and mushrooms evenly over bread slices.  Sprinkle with scallions and green chiles.  Sprinkle cheese over that.  Pour the egg mixture over all the ingredients.  Sprinkle olives over cheese.

Cover with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator overnight.

Next morning, remove plastic wrap and place in preheated 350 degree oven for about 50 minutes, until knife inserted comes out clean.  Let dish set for at least 10 minutes before cutting.  It may need more time it will depend on your oven and if you are cooking more than one casserole at a time.  ENJOY!

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Camellia Rose Inn Bed and Breakfast
205 SE Seventh Street
Gainesville, FL  32601
www.camelliaroseinn.com

Recipe of the Week: Moist Pumpkin Bread

Our guests love our pumpkin bread! Yes, pumpkin is a food that evokes memories of cool Autumn days and nights spent cozy before a fire, but we believe you can enjoy our pumpkin bread whenever you want it.

Ingredients

  • 1 can pumpkin
  • 3 cups sifted flour (sift now and then sift again with spices)
  • 1 cup oil
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp ground cloves

Instructions

Mix oil and sugar together, add eggs and pumpkin.  In a separate bowl sift, sifted flour, baking soda and spices together.  Add flour mixture to pumpkin mixture, mix on low until blended.  Pour into sprayed tube pan and bake 350 degrees for about an hour and ten minutes.

Camellia Rose Inn
A Gainesville Florida Bed and Breakfast
205 SE 7th Street
Gainesville, FL  32601
352-395-7673
www.camelliaroseinn.com

Recipe of the Week: Egg Puff

Our egg puffs bring flavor and protein to the breakfast table. These are great to enjoy when you have a busy day ahead of you and need to keep up your energy.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 drops Tabasco
  • Pinch of dry mustard
  • Sazon seasoning
  • 1/2 cup of shredded white sharp cheddar

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Spray two 8 oz ramekins with cooking spray.  Beat the eggs, sour cream, milk, Tabasco and mustard together, stir in cheese, top with a sprinkle of seasoning.  Pour into prepared ramekins and bake for 35 minutes.  Can serve plain or with a dollop of sour cream and salsa.   Makes 2 servings

Camellia Rose Inn
A Gainesville Bed and Breakfast
205 SE Seventh Street
Gainesville, FL  32601
352-395-7673
www.camelliaroseinn.com

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