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Perfect Popovers

The perfect popover is crisp on the outside, tender and airy on the inside and at its very best when served right from the oven. This is a super easy and yet very impressive recipe, that even a first time baker can master and feel like they've made magic. Recipe is from Sarabeth's Good Morning Cookbook.
Course: bread
Cuisine: Breakfast
Servings: 6 large or 12 small popovers



  • 5 eggs
  • 2 cups (480ml) whole milk
  • 1 1/2 cups (213g) unbleached all-purpose flour
  • Pinch salt
  • 2 tbsp (28g) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract make homemade vanilla
  • Softened butter for pan

Honey Butter

  • 1/2 stick (57g) unsalted butter softened
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • Pinch salt


  • Heat oven to 400° F.
  • Mix all the ingredients in a blender.
  • Brush butter in each popover cup.
  • Place pan in oven until butter melts.
  • Add popover batter to pan, filling the cups about 3/4 of the way to the top.
  • Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown and puffed.
  • Reduce heat to 350°F, continue baking 20 minutes until caramel brown and puffed. Bake longer if you are using a large popover pan.

Honey Butter

  • Mix all together and serve at room temperature.