Chef John's Popovers Recipe

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Chef John's Popovers
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  • 1 tbsp butter
  • cooking spray
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp shredded cheddar cheese (optional)


  1. Grease a 6-tin muffin pan with butter and cooking spray.
  2. Whisk eggs, milk, flour, salt, and cayenne pepper together in a small bowl until smooth. Pour batter into each muffin tin, filling to about 3/4 of the way up the sides. Sprinkle about 1 teaspoon of grated Cheddar cheese atop each popover.
  3. Place pan in a cold oven. Heat to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) and bake until puffed and well-browned, about 30 minutes.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 113.45 Kcal (475 kJ)
Calories from fat 37.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.12g 6%
Cholesterol 54.96mg 18%
Sodium 200.3mg 8%
Potassium 86.59mg 2%
Total Carbs 13.59g 5%
Sugars 1.57g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.48g 2%
Protein 5.09g 10%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 74.9mg 7%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 175.17 Kcal (733 kJ)
Calories from fat 57.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.35g 6%
Cholesterol 84.85mg 18%
Sodium 309.26mg 8%
Potassium 133.69mg 2%
Total Carbs 20.98g 5%
Sugars 2.43g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0.74g 2%
Protein 7.85g 10%
Iron 0.7mg 2%
Calcium 115.7mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.5
  • 3

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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