Popovers in cast iron bakeware sprinkled with powdered sugar.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes

Cast iron popovers are a delicious treat that are easy to make and fun to eat.

The secret to making perfect popovers is using a cast iron popover pan, which allows the batter to rise and puff up, creating a hollow center that’s perfect for filling with butter, jam, or other toppings. To make popovers, you’ll need a simple batter made from flour, milk, eggs, and a pinch of salt. Mix the ingredients together until you have a smooth batter, then pour it into the greased popover pan. Bake the popovers in a preheated oven until they’re golden brown and puffy, then remove them from the oven and let them cool slightly before serving.

One of the great things about cast iron popovers is that they can be easily customized to suit your taste. You can add herbs, spices, cheese, or other ingredients to the batter to create a variety of different flavors. For a savory twist, try adding bacon, chives, and Parmesan cheese to the batter. Or, for a sweet treat, add cinnamon, sugar, and vanilla to the batter. The possibilities are endless, and the result is always a delicious, airy popover that’s perfect for breakfast, brunch, or as a side dish for dinner. So why not try making some cast iron popovers today and see how easy and fun they can be?

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Cast Iron Popovers

Cast iron popovers are a delicious treat that are easy to make and fun to eat.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cast Iron Popovers
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 124kcal
Author: Ned Adams
Cost: $5


  • Cast Iron Popover Pan


  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour white
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp confectioners sugar


  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Add eggs to medium mixing bowl and beat lightly.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients until a fluffy batter forms.
  • Spray cast iron popover pan with buttered cooking spray.
  • Fill each cup ½ full.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with confectioners sugar and serve hot.


If you do not have a cast iron popover pan, you can use a cast iron muffin pan or non-cast iron muffin pan.
Credit: Adapted from: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/7238/popovers/


Calories: 124kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 233mg | Potassium: 96mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1mg

Dutch Oven Daddy is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is only an estimate. We recommend running the ingredients through an online nutritional calculator if you need to verify any information.

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10 replies
  1. christie lynn fournier
    christie lynn fournier says:

    wanted to make something special for my hubby for Father’s Day, came across this one, added a little cinnamon and lemon (hubby’s favourites) …so easy to make, came out beautifully cooked and hubby said they were AWESOME! ❤


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