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Old Fashioned Popovers

homemade popovers

Popovers are a light roll made from an egg batter.  They are mostly made of a crisp outer shell with little and moist material on the inside.  Try splitting and filling with dried beef gravy for a quick dinner or serve with ho

The secret to creating a light and airy popover is to avoid overmixing and to utilize a very hot oven.  I like to start with a hot popover or muffin pan!

You can mix these in a food processor or in a bowl with a whisk.

Old Fashioned Popovers

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Breads
Cuisine American
Servings 8 popovers


  • Popover Pan


  • 1 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon melted butter I never recommend using margarine or vegetable spreads in place of butter


  • Preheat oven to 450 F
  • Add flour to a large bowl - creating a well in the center of the flour
  • Add salt to the well
  • Gradually add the milk. Stir until smooth
  • Add eggs and blend well
  • Add melted butter. Beat until smooth
  • Scoop into greased muffin pan, filling each slot one-third full
  • Bake for approximately 25 minutes
  • Reduce heat to 350 F and bake for approximately 15 minutes longer or until popovers are a deep golden brown


I like to bake them in a preheated popover pan or muffin pan.

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