Bacon Fat Popovers

Emily Farris
Emily Farris
November 5, 2021
Popovers are the best kind of bread because you can make them even if you (like me) are not the kind of person who bakes bread. Traditionally made with beef drippings, these popovers call for bacon fat. If you’ve never rendered bacon fat, it’s easy! Just cook some bacon and drain the fat from the pan. Voila! This recipe is fairly forgiving as long as you work quickly. Keep in mind that popovers are meant to be enjoyed immediately, so they should be the last thing to come out of the Anova Precision Oven before you sit down to dinner. 
Serves
12
Prep Time
00:08
Cook Time
00:17
Bacon Fat Popovers
5 (2)
318
Ingredients
Unsalted butter, for greasing the pan
1.75 cups
2% milk, warmed
4 large
eggs
1.75 cups
all-purpose flour
2 Tbsp
melted bacon fat
½ tsp
kosher salt
Steps

1. Preheat the Oven and Prepare the Pan

Very generously butter a standard 12-cup muffin tin.
Preheat the Oven and Prepare the Pan
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: 25%
Temp: 410°F
Heat: Rear

2. Prepare Batter

Whisk together the milk and eggs in a large bowl until smooth. Whisk in the flour, bacon fat, and salt. Continue to whisk until the batter is smooth and drips from the whisk.
Prepare Batter

3. Warm Pan

Place the prepared muffin tin in the oven for 2 minutes.
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: 25%
Temp: 410°F
Heat: Rear
00:02 Timer

4. Add Batter

Remove the muffin tin from the oven and immediately pour a heaping 1/4 cup of batter into each cup.
Add Batter

5. Bake

Quickly return the muffin tin to the oven and cook until the popovers are puffed, golden, and slightly custardy inside, 16 minutes. If you’d prefer a firmer texture, bake for 1 additional minute, watching them carefully to ensure they don’t burn.
Sous Vide Mode: Off
Steam: 25%
Temp: 410°F
Heat: Rear
00:16 Timer

6. Serve

Serve immediately.
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