Maple Cheddar Dutch Baby

This impressive Dutch baby puffs as it bakes, and then falls to a tender pancake. It’s a breakfast treat—the apple pie filling with bacon and maple syrup cheddar is heavenly.

Wisconsin Cheese Maple Cheddar Dutch Baby Recipe
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Active Time
30 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Aged Cheddar or Young Cheddar can be used in this recipe.


  1. Place a 10-inch ovenproof or cast-iron skillet into the oven on the middle rack. Heat oven to 425°F.
  2. Beat eggs in a large bowl until blended. Beat in the milk, flour, sugar and maple syrup until frothy. 
  3. Remove skillet from the oven. (Pan will be hot!) Add 1 tablespoon butter; tilt pan to coat the bottom and sides. Pour batter into the hot skillet. Sprinkle with 1 cup cheddar and 1/2 cup bacon. Bake for 18-22 minutes or until puffed and edges are golden brown.
  4. Meanwhile, melt remaining butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add the apple, brown sugar and cinnamon; cook and stir for 5-7 minutes or until apple is tender. 
  5. Spoon apple mixture into pancake. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar and bacon. Serve warm.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Renard's Artisan Cheese is a third-generation, family-owned company in Door County, Wisconsin. Master Cheesemaker Chris Renard continues to honor his family’s legacy by perfecting his father’s and grandfather’s recipes while keeping up with the current culinary scene. Chris handcrafts gourmet, award-winning cheeses and flavor profiles, including over 50 flavor-infused specialty cheeses.

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