Yield: 2 servings
|1 cup||All-purpose flour,sifted|
|1½ teaspoon||Ground cinnamon|
|2||Green apples (Granny Smith|
|Or pippin), peeled, cored|
|And sliced medium thin|
|1 cup||Beer, room temperature|
|3 tablespoons||Sweet butter|
|1 tablespoon||Vegetable oil|
|¼ cup||Light brown sugar|
Sift together the flour,1½ tsp. sugar and the salt in a large mixing bowl.Add beer and stir until smooth.Beat in one yolk,then the other.In a separate bowl,beat whites with 1 tbsp. sugar until they form peaks.Fold into the batter.Mix together the remaining sugar, light brown sugar and cinnamon,reserving 2 tsp.of this mixture.
Squeeze lemon over the apples and toss with sugar-cinnamon mixture until coated.Heat the butter and oil in a 9 to 10" oven proof pan or skillet.Pour in half of the batter and cover with all apples.Pour in the rest of the batter and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven,on the middle rack,for 60 minutes or until the apple pancake is puffed up and golden.To serve,loosen sides and bottom with a metal spatula, sliding onto hot plate.Sprinkle with remaining sugar-cinnamon mixture. Cut into wedges.Serves 2 generously.