Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Neiman Marcus Popovers

After working at Neiman Marcus for a year and a half...I am no stranger to NM Cafe's popovers and strawberry butter.

3 1/2 Cups whole milk
4 Cups all-purpose flour
1 1/2 Tsp salt
1 Tsp baking powder
6 Large eggs, at room temperature
1 1/2 Cups butter, room temperature
1 Cup strawberry preserves

-Place milk in bowl and microwave on high for two minutes, or warm to touch.
-Sift flour, salt and baking powder in a large mixing bowl.
-Crack eggs in another large bowl with an electric mixer and whisk for on medium for about 3 minutes, until foamy. Turn down mixer speed to low and add warm milk.
-Gradually add flour mixture and beat for about 2 minutes.
-Let batter rest at room temperature for about 1 hour.
-Preheat oven to 450.
-Spray popover pan generously with nonstick spray.
-Fill popover cups almost to the top with batter and place popover pan on cookie sheet.
-Transfer to oven and bake for 15 minutes.
-Turn oven down to 375 and bake for 30 to 35 minutes longer, until popovers are deep golden brown.
-Remove from oven and pop out popovers on a cool rack.
-Serve with the Strawberry Butter: To make butter, place in bowl and beat until smooth, add preserves and beat until fluffy.

If you don't have a popover pan you can use a muffin pan. Instead of making the strawberry butter I added shredded sharp cheddar cheese to some of the popover cups before baking.

The cheese popovers turned out great! I may need to make them for Thanksgiving.

1 comment:

Headbands and Hand Bags said...

That sounds scrumptious! I am taking this recipe with me home, sounds like the perfect Sunday brunch addition to me!!