A pillowy, buttery popover can make the meal, even as a side dish. Our recipe is simple, resulting in perfect popovers that wow guests every time.








  • 4 Tablespoons (½ stick) Challenge Unsalted Butter
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour


  • 1

    Preheat oven to 400˚F. Place a baking sheet on a rack in the lower third of the preheating oven (Remove other racks or move them so there is a clearance of 5 or 6 inches between racks.)

  • 2

    Melt butter. Place ½ teaspoon butter into bottom of each cup of a 12-cup standard muffin pan or 2 6-cup muffin pans; set aside.

  • 3

    Combine remaining melted butter, milk, eggs, sugar and blend until smooth. (Use a blender or whisk by hand), Add flour and blend until smooth.

  • 4

    Place prepared muffin pan in oven on preheated baking sheet. Heat until butter is fully melted.

  • 5

    Remove muffin pan on pan sheet from the oven. Evenly distribute batter between 12 muffin cups.

  • 6

    Return filled muffin pan on baking sheet to oven. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until popovers are well browned and crusty. Do not open oven until last 5 minutes to avoid deflating the popovers.

  • 8

    Remove popovers from oven and remove from pan on to a wire rack. Serve immediately.

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