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Cold Oven Popovers Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Cold Oven Popovers

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"These popovers turn out every time and the best part is you do not need a popover pan! Add any seasoning you wish to these popovers."

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Original recipe makes 1 dozen Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins

    35 mins


  1. Grease 12 muffin cups or line with paper muffin liners. Chill muffin cups in refrigerator while mixing batter.
  2. Break eggs into bowl and beat well. Add milk, flour and salt. Beat with a wire whisk or spoon, disregarding lumps. Pour batter into prepared muffin cups, filling each cup three quarters full.
  3. Place popovers in cold oven. Set oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Turn oven on and bake for 30 minutes, until golden and puffed. Serve immediately. If you must hold them, pierce, and keep warm in a 170 degree F (75 degrees C) oven.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 13, 2004

I was nervous making these b/c there is a pricy restaurant we visit every blue moon that makes honey butter popovers...and its the only ones we like. I wanted to duplicate them but was worried if this recipe would be "the one." These turned out great! They were hollow, light and fluffy. I made some honey butter from this site, melted a few TBLS of it and brushed it over the hot popovers. Yeah!! I am very pleased with the result and would make these again! Be sure to grease the muffin pans well! Thanks Christine!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 03, 2006

If you want what is essentially a pancake in a muffin cup then this recipe is for you. Otherwise, forget it. This recipe WILL NOT give you popovers. More like poopovers.


87 Ratings

Aug 29, 2002

These turn out great every time!!! My husband and I love'em!!!

Jul 08, 2006

I've struggled to make just right popovers for years. I had finally given up, until I found this recipe. Turned out beautifully! I like to make the batter in the blender, making it very easy to pour into the muffin cups (but be careful not to overmix). And it's easily scalable to 4 or 8 popovers.

Nov 09, 2010

I've been making popovers for over 20 years and this is one of the best recipes. I really prefer the cold oven recipes over the other. One thing you just MUST remember about baking popovers: NEVER use the paper liners. The batter must be able to rise up the sides of the muffin cup. A paper liner hinders this. Thanks for this recipe.

Feb 24, 2006

You can't get any easier than this!!! What a great recipe. These popovers were nice and tall and the flavor was perfect. I did check them at 25 minutes and they were done. Thanks for the easiest popover recipe ever!

Jul 29, 2009

very delicious! Only thing was that they stuck to the muffin liners and they were done at 25 minutes. Made a cinnamon sugar butter spread for them.

Nov 16, 2010

Oh my, this is the "lost" recipe! I have been searching for this recipe for years! Quick, simple and so delicious! Thank you so so much for my favorite popover recipe!


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  • Calories
  • 132 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 96 mg
  • 32%
  • Fat
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 246 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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