Ham and Cheese Oven-Puffed Pancake Recipe

Ham and Cheese Oven-Puffed Pancake Recipe

How To Make Ham and Cheese Oven-Puffed Pancake

Start your day right with a cheesy and hearty meal of this oven-puffed pancake, loaded with Gruyere and salty ham, and made in less than an hour!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 3large eggs
  • 1tbspdijon mustard
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tspfreshly ground black pepper
  • 1cupall-purpose flour,spooned into a measuring and leveled-off
  • cupwhole milk,or substitute with ¼ cup heavy cream and 1 cup skim milk
  • cupgruyere cheese
  • 1tbspfresh chives,finely chopped
  • 3tbspunsalted butter
  • 5slicesham,thinly sliced, finely diced


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F and set an oven rack in the middle position.

  2. In a large bowl, whisk the eggs with the mustard, salt, and pepper. Whisk in the flour. Gradually add the milk, whisking until the batter is smooth. Stir in the cheese and chives.

  3. Melt the butter in a 10-inch cast iron or nonstick ovenproof pan over medium heat. Remove from the heat and swirl the butter around.

  4. Sprinkle the ham evenly around the pan. Pour the batter over the ham, then use a fork to be sure the ham is evenly distributed.

  5. Carefully transfer the pan to the preheated oven and bake for about 25 minutes.

  6. Cut the pancake into thin wedges and serve. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 441.08kcal
  • Fat: 25.25g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.31g
  • Trans Fat: 0.36g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.08g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.01g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.55g
  • Fiber: 1.51g
  • Sugar: 4.21g
  • Protein: 22.98g
  • Cholesterol: 214.17mg
  • Sodium: 687.97mg
  • Calcium: 349.00mg
  • Potassium: 316.71mg
  • Iron: 2.61mg
  • Vitamin A: 229.41µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.85mg
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