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So I made these Dutch Babies this morning following the New York Times recipe and usually they puff up beautifully but today they didn't and were a disaster. What did I do wrong? I'm thinking to much flour perhaps??

dutch baby

3 eggs ½ cup flour ½ cup milk 1 tablespoon sugar Pinch of nutmeg 4 tablespoons butter

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    Is there an award for the best title? – Lorel C. Apr 1 '17 at 20:18
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    It's going to help us a lot if you give us the recipe and what you may have done differently. – Catija Apr 1 '17 at 21:17
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I figured it out after looking at the recipe as I was copying it to my question. I didn't add the milk! 😫

how they normally look

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    Did you taste your disaster? Looks quite tasty though they might be chewy. That's not a bad thing. – Jude Apr 2 '17 at 0:12
  • I'm a perfectionist, if it doesn't look like a typical Dutch baby I won't try it lol – haakon.io Apr 2 '17 at 0:47
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    That's okay. I'm always willing to taste my mistakes if they look edible and semi-appealing. At times, I've discovered new ways to cook something or a new recipe. I was telling my son that I wished I had a nice big combination lab-kitchen (science being one of my passions) to work in but would really love to have a lab assistant/flunky to help and then clean up afterward! :D – Jude Apr 2 '17 at 2:58
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    I'm intrigued - how is a Dutch baby different from a Yorkshire pudding, which it very much resembles (in appearance at least)? – Pieter Geerkens Apr 2 '17 at 3:07
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    I'm wondering about the legality of eating 'babies', don't we have laws against that sort of thing? – dougal 5.0.0 Apr 2 '17 at 5:35

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