Popovers Recipe

Popovers Recipe

These are dinner rolls times ten. They're airy, eggy, and buttery, and the golden outside crust pulls away to reveal a slightly custardy interior.

Note: The accepted rule of thumb with popovers is that you must not open the oven door while they're baking. Just preheat your oven and trust that they'll come out OK.

  • Yield:makes 12
  • Active time: 10 minutes
  • Total time:40 minutes


  • 3 tablespoons melted butter, plus more for greasing pan
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour


  1. 1.

    Preheat oven to 450°F. Grease popover pan well with butter.

  2. 2.

    In a large bowl, whisk together milk, eggs, and salt. Whisk in butter. Add flour and whisk until smooth.

  3. 3.

    Fill each cup 2/3 full with batter. Bake popovers until golden, 30 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes in pan then turn out onto wire rack. Serve immediately.