Meg's quintessential recipe - a lovely giant pancake: tasty, impressive looking, easy to make. Perfect for brunch!
Preheat oven to 400
Heat cast iron or deep glass pan in oven for 10 minutes
The Basic Rule
One egg per person.
And per each egg: One quarter cup of flour, one quarter cup of milk, one quarter teaspoon of salt
*Start with no less than 4 eggs
So...for the smallest batch, use: 4 eggs, 1 cup of flour, 1 cup of milk, 1 teaspoon of salt
Blend in a blender
Place 4 tablespoons of butter into hot pan
Wait until melted
Pour in batter
Pop in oven for 15 - 25 minutes depending on oven - check regularly
Pull out when raised and just before getting crispy on the edges.
Put sauce pan on medium high heat with a little bit of water
Core and cut fruit (apples or pears) into large chunks with peels on
Add to pot and cover
Let stand on heat for 5 - 10 minutes stirring occasionally
Add 1 tablespoon of brown sugar*
*or maple syrup, or whatever sweetener you like