This Easy Breakfast Popovers recipe is so delicious and really quick to whip up and bake, even on a school day! A great way to start the day!
Breakfast Popovers Recipe
This is a family favorite that I’ve been making for years! We love our breakfast recipes around here and this easy breakfast popovers recipe is one of our all time favorites.
Super easy, as you’ll see, this is a great recipe for kids just learning their way round the kitchen. These popovers are super easy and pretty tough to mess up because they are THAT simple.
My family calls them Easy Breakfast Popovers.
They are easy from start to finish, quick, affordable and most of all … delicious!
Once you get this recipe down, you can whip them up from start to finish in around 20 minutes. This is what makes them my go-to for a quick and delicious breakfast option!
I literally blend them up in the mixer and pour them into muffin tins – no need for a special popover pan – pop them into a hot oven and wait 9-12 minutes (until the tops are a deep golden brown – and they are done! One of my favorite easy recipes, always a success! I like to keep everything that I need to make these on my grocery ingredient checklist because they really are my go-to breakfast item if I need something quick.
You can also hand mix them with a wire whisk but just make sure to whisk eggs really well because the airier they are, the better they are and the higher they rise.
As you will discover, these also tend to rise differently depending on your location, the weather and other variables. I love airy popovers so I’m always hoping for the impressive heights that perfect popovers can get, although they don’t always raise the way you want. Sometimes you’ll get large popovers and sometimes you’ll get small popovers.
But, regardless of how they look, they are always delicious. In other words, it’s likely you won’t have any leftovers with these. We never do because everyone loves them so much!
Ingredients for making breakfast popovers
Popover topping ideas: maple syrup, berries, bananas, powdered sugar, peaches – the ideas are endless but those are some of our favorite toppings. I love that this recipe calls for simple ingredients and we tend to top this classic popover recipe with simple toppings. I have made them into cheese popovers (just use the basic recipe and add cheese right before they come out of the oven) and that is another great option for making these popovers.
You’ll also need a standard muffin tin (or a 6-cup popover pan or a 12-cup pop-over pan) but as I mentioned, regular muffin tins work just fine. Sometimes I will set my muffin tin on a baking sheet, but that’s not necessary either.
How to make Popovers
Preheat the oven to 450F.
Blend all ingredients in a blender or mix by hand in a large bowl. (there will be small lumps)
Spray muffin tins with Pam cooking spray. (even if you have a nonstick popover pan) Fill muffin tins 1/2 way with popover batter. Bake popovers in the oven for about 9 to 12 minutes on middle rack (watch them close, because they can start to darken quickly past 9 min).
I like the tops to get a little crispy, so I’ll usually move them to the top rack for the last minute or so. If you like crispy sides, then let them go a little longer.
I either serve them right from the popover cups / popover tin or put them on a wire rack. You want to serve them right away though, so no need to let them cool. I’d get the toppings on them and start serving them right away!
Now that your popovers are done, adding the toppings is the very best part!
What to Serve with Popovers
Get creative! Top these with home canned peaches ~ blueberries ~ applesauce, syrup, powdered sugar… whatever you like!
Today we used bananas and fresh picked raspberries (so good!) This recipe makes 16-20 Popovers.
We love egg recipes around here and this easy to make popover recipe is actually one of the first recipes that my kids learned to make on their own and let me tell you, it’s pretty awesome to have a tweenager helping you in the kitchen.
Quite often we will double this recipe for leftover popovers. Store them in an airtight container and you can have sweet popovers for breakfast (or a snack) the next day! I actually love snacking on these so I’m never sad if we have leftovers, they are so yummy! They actually remind me of cream puffs (without the cream filling) just to good!
And of course, the rewards of making breakfast on his own has this kid grinning from ear to ear, as you can see:
Recipes like this are a great way to get kids started in the kitchen. We love our weekend breakfast recipes, and this is definitely one of our go-to favorites! Great recipes like this are always nice to have on hand for large groups too. They are inexpensive to make and can be made just about anywhere.
Looking for the Neiman Marcus popover recipe? I have been told that this yummy and very easy Popover recipe takes just like the famous Neiman Marcus popover recipe that just like my recipe, is a kind of classic popover recipe that is perfect for a casual breakfast or a fancier type event – it’s all about how to serve it up!
More Favorite Breakfast Recipes
We love our weekend breakfast recipes, and this is definitely one of our go-to favorites!
- Chocolate Crepes Recipe
- Cheesy Potato and Egg Breakfast Bake
- Bacon, Egg and Cheese Breakfast Cups
- Omelet Waffles Recipe
- Peanut Butter Banana Stuffed Waffles
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Easy Breakfast Popovers Recipe
One of our weekend favorites, these easy breakfast popovers are a hit every time and so simple. They were one of the first breakfast recipes that my kids learned to make and while they are so simple - they come together with just a few ingredients and just a little prep time.
- 1 cup flour
- 4-6 eggs (The more eggs, the denser the popover, and sometimes I remove a couple yolks)
- 1 cup milk
- 2 tablespoons melted butter
- 2 teaspoons vanilla
- 2 Tablespoons sugar
- Your choice of toppings
Preheat the oven to 450F
Blend all ingredients in a blender or hand mix.
Spray muffin tins with Pam.
Fill muffin tins 1/2 way with batter.
Put in oven for about 9 to 12 minutes on middle rack (watch them close, they can start to darken quickly past 9 min). I like the tops to get a little crispy, so I'll usually move them to the top rack for the last minute or so.
Now that your popovers are done, adding the toppings is the very best part!
We top these with home canned peaches ~ blueberries ~ applesauce, syrup, powdered sugar… whatever you like! Today we used bananas and fresh picked raspberries (so good!)
Nutrition Information:Yield: 5 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 267Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 239mgSodium: 148mgCarbohydrates: 27gFiber: 1gSugar: 6gProtein: 12g
This is an estimate.
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These just sound so good and I’m sure are delicious. Pinned to try out this weekend. Thanks for sharing this week at #HomeMattersParty
I would call this a mini Dutch baby. Same ingredients smaller size.
Can I use gluten free flour fir these ?
One place you said they make 16-20 and the recipe says it yields 5, which one is it?
Daughter loved these, thanks for the recipe!
Can they be made keto with almond flour? Any suggestions?
Cathy Ridley, the recipe makes 16-20 popovers; 5 serving (3-4 servings/person).
You are so welcome, they have been a family favorite for years!
These Popovers sound super delicious and easy. I’m going to try them tonight. Thanks and happy days
Have you made (mixed) them up the night before, and then just put them in the oven the next morning? I’d think that might save some time, and my hubby would be more likely to do that if I have it all prepped up for him ahead of time.
Can you make them in an AIR FRYER?
Great recipe. I’ve never made them for breakfast before. I’ve always made them with roast beef. I don’t add the sugar or vanilla and refrigerate the batter for at least one hour in a blender then pour into muffin cups and cook.
WHAT MAKES THEM RISE IF THERE IS NO BAKING SODA OR BAKING POWDER IN THEM?
I have no idea but they do 🙂 It might vary by climate but I’ve been making them for 20+years and they puff right up!
Oh wow, that’s an interesting idea, I’ll have to try that!