It’s 4:00 a.m. and I’m lying in bed thinking what am I going to write about those apple pancakes? Sure, they were good; we all liked them. They were easy, of course; do I ever cook anything that’s not? I should say that these apple puff pancakes are not really pancakes because you mix up the apples and batter ahead of time, bake it in a 13×9-inch pan, and then cut the apple puff pancake into squares to serve. That’s why I would make this egg and fruit side-dish for Easter brunch. These squares are really just apples and cinnamon, sweetened in honey, and mixed in an egg batter. The batter only contains enough flour to hold it all together. The sweet “egg-iness” is why these apple puff squares make a perfect brunch complement to an Easter ham. Keep reading for this apple puff pancake recipe and more middle-of-the-the night discussion about them.

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