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spreading butter on Gruyere Popovers

Gruyere Popovers

These easy Gruyere Popovers are an easy, cheesy, bread recipe that bake up fluffy, with a crisp outside and soft inside. They make a great addition to any meal.
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 240kcal
Author Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell


  • 3 cup Milk
  • 3 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon Kosher salt
  • 6 Eggs
  • 6 ounces Gruyère cheese grated


  • Prepare a 12-cup popover pan by placing ½ teaspoon of butter in the bottom of each cup.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F with the 12-cup popover pan in the bottom third of an oven.
  • In a saucepan over medium high heat warm the milk until you begin to see small bubbles around the edges.
  • Combine the flour and salt and run it through a sieve to make it extra fine. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl whisk the eggs until they are frothy.
  • Remove the milk from the heat and slowly pour it into the egg mixture, whisking continuously. Be careful that you don't go to fast and cook the eggs!
  • Once the milk and eggs are combined add the flour mixture, whisking it until there are no lumps and the mixture is smooth.
  • Remove the popover pan from the oven and fill each cup 3/4 full of batter.
  • Top the batter in each cup with 1/2 ounce of Gruyere cheese.
  • Place the pan back in the oven with a baking sheet beneath it on the rack below to catch any drips, and bake for 45 minutes. Do not open the oven during this time.
  • Once the popovers are done remove them from the oven, cut a slit in the bottom of each popover to release the steam, and place them in a bread basket. Serve immediately.
  • Enjoy!


Serving: 1popover | Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 687mg | Potassium: 155mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Calcium: 229mg | Iron: 1.9mg