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Homemade Popovers with Chives

Homemade Popovers with Chives

Popovers are trickier than they look. It’s surprisingly easy to get a batch that deflates when you remove them from the oven or winds up growing in some funky manner. But none of that really matters—even the oddest looking popovers can still taste delicious, particularly when they’re fresh from the oven.




  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs and cooled melted butter. Add the flour, milk, and salt and whisk just until blended. Gently fold in the cheese, chives, and bacon. Do not overmix.
  3. Place the popover pan in the oven for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove and grease the popover cups with melted
  4. Fill the popover cups two-thirds full with the batter. Bake for 15 Lower the oven to 350 degrees F and bake for an additional 20 minutes, until the popovers are golden brown and crusty. Do not open the oven door while the popovers are baking!
  1. Remove from the oven and make a small slit in the side of each popover with a sharp knife to prevent sogginess.



Do not substitute a muffin pan for the popover pan in this recipe.