Pop over to the UWS for some tasty popovers

May 15, 2008 9:00:00 PM PDT
"Neighborhood Eats: morning menu" takes us to the Upper West Side. Popover Cafe is a homey, inviting and unpretentious restaurant -- located on the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and 86th street. And it's namesake is world famous!

POPOVER RECIPE

4 eggs
1 2/3 cups milk
2 T melted butter or oil
8 ounces flour
1/8 t salt
Additional butter, oil or Pam to spray cups

  • 1. In a bowl, beat 4 eggs, 1 2/3 cups milk, 2 tablespoons oil or melted butter.
  • 2. Add 8 ounces all purpose flour, 1/8 teaspoon salt to contents of bowl and beat until smooth. Let rest at least 20 minutes while oven heats to 425 degrees.
  • 3. Place custard cups or popover pans on a cookie sheet and preheat 5 minutes. Brush cups lightly with melted butter, oil or spray with Pam. Fill cups 3/4 full.
  • 4. Bake for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 325 degrees. Bake an additional 20 minutes. Do not open oven while cooking.

    Serving option: popover eggs benedict Arnold

  • 1 Popover split open
  • Top with sliced Black Forest Ham
  • Slide on 2 Fried Eggs sunnyside up
  • Top with Lemon Hollandaise
  • Garnish with Parsley

    For more information on the Popover Cafe, Click Here, or call 212-595-8555.

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