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Gruyere popover with thyme in popover tin

Smoked Gruyère Popovers with Thyme

Smoked Gruyère Popovers with fresh thyme and smoked Gruyère cheese are insanely good. Crispy yummy outside, cheesy delicious inside with soft holes and hollows of popover perfection to catch all the melted butter. Gruyère popovers are smoky-savory, rich and tasty amazing.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Bread
Cuisine American
Servings 6 popovers
Calories 235 kcal


  • 2 large whole eggs room temperature, lightly beaten
  • 1 ½ cup milk room temperature
  • 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter melted
  • 2 tsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 oz smoked Gruyère cheese shredded
  • cooking spray


  • Heat oven to 450°F.
  • While the oven is heating: in a large mixing bowl, combine the eggs, milk, flour, salt, butter, and thyme. Whisk until smooth. Allow the batter to rest while the oven finishes heating (~10 to 15 minutes). Stir in the cheese.
  • Add the popover pan to the oven to heat for 2 minutes.
  • Remove the preheated pan from the oven and spray with cooking spray. Add the prepared batter to the popover tins filling, dividing evenly between the tins.
  • Bake at 450°F for 15 minutes until puffed and golden. Without opening the oven, reduce oven temperature to 350°F and cook an additional 15 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and pierce the tops with a knife to allow steam to escape. Serve immediately.


Calories: 235kcal (12%) | Carbohydrates: 26g (9%) | Protein: 10g (20%) | Fat: 10g (15%) | Saturated Fat: 5g (31%) | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 86mg (29%) | Sodium: 181mg (8%) | Potassium: 142mg (4%) | Fiber: 1g (4%) | Sugar: 3g (3%)

Calorie count is purely an estimate calculated using an online application to serve as a guide and not to be taken as accurate nutritional information. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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