4 large eggs
1/2 cup whole milk
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons maple syrup
3 tablespoons butter, cubed and divided
1 1/2 Cup Cheddar cheese, shredded and divided
8 bacon strips, cooked, crumbled and divided
1 apple, peeled, cored and sliced 1/4-inch thick
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1. Place a 10-inch cast-iron skillet in the oven on the middle rack. Heat oven to 425˚F.
2. Beat eggs in a large bowl until blended. Beat in the milk, flour, sugar and maple syrup until frothy.
3. Remove skillet from the oven. (Pan will be hot!) Add 1 tablespoon butter; tilt pan to coat bottom and sides with melted butter. Pour batter into the hot skillet; sprinkle with 1 cup cheddar and 1/2 cup bacon.
4. Bake for 18-22 minutes or until puffed and edges are golden brown. Meanwhile, melt the remaining butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add the apple, brown sugar and cinnamon; cook and stir for 5-7 minutes or until apple is tender. Spoon apple mixture into pancake. Sprinkle with remaining cheddar and bacon. Serve warm.
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