Rosemary, Pear and Brie Popovers

I asked yesterday on my Facebook Page what you wanted to see here today – Sweet or Savory Popovers. I was hoping you’d give me an answer, since I couldn’t decide. But you know what?

You guys suck.

It was a split decision – neither side won.


So I had to do what I had to do…a sweet AND savory popover. Rosemary, Pear, and Brie Popovers. A little sweetness from the pears, and a little savory from the rosemary and brie. Except, well, brie can be both sweet and savory. I guess that’s a win.

Brie is ALWAYS a win. Especially warm, melty, gooey brie.

Rosemary, Pear and Brie Popovers

Rating: 5

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 33 minutes

Total Time: 38 minutes

Yield: 12 mini or 6 large popovers


3 tablespoons butter
4 large eggs
1 cup milk
1/4 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 medium pear, chopped
2 tablespoons (or more) fresh rosemary, chopped
1 cup brie, cubed


  1. Preheat oven to 375. Prepare a large, evenly prepare a 6 cup Popover Pan with the butter, or, a 12 cup Mini-Popover Pan. Place the pan in the oven for 3 minutes to melt the butter. Remove when melted. Spray each vessel with cooking spray to prevent any sticking.
  2. In a large bowl, beat the eggs with the milk and cream. Add in the flour and salt, stir to combine. Fold in the rosemary and pears. Pour batter evenly into the popover pans. (I poured mine almost to the top of each vessel.)
  3. Bake at 375 for 10 minutes, then reduce heat to 350. After 18 minutes at 350, remove from oven and quickly stuff cubes of brie into each popover. Return to oven for 5 minutes, or until all are puffed and golden brown.
  4. Remove from oven, serve and enjoy!


These popovers are best if puffed and golden brown, hot out of the oven, and served alongside a meal. Lunch, perhaps? I ate mine with a side of sliced Creminelli Salame.

Of course, these days Creminelli is about all I eat. It’s impossible to leave alone. (So I don’t.) If you haven’t had it, you are definitely missing out. We gave away lots of it in Seattle during our parties, but lucky for me, I shipped a few home to myself. It’s almost gone now…so, so sad.

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