Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Oh my! Pancakes!

We don't need a special day to rustle up a batch of tasty pancakes, but it's a good excuse to indulge in some delicious, freshly made pancakes. However you like them, you really can't beat the classic American style pancakes; thick and fluffy, they're just perfect to tuck in to!

With pancake day just around the corner, it's as good an excuse as any to make yourself a tasty stack of pancakes, this recipe has never failed me yet, and it makes for one tasty batch of classic American style pancakes.

Ingredients (makes half a dozen pancakes)
  135g plain flour
  1 tsp baking powder
  pinch salt
  2 tbsp caster sugar
  130ml milk
  1 egg
  2 tbsp melted butter

Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar in a large bowl.

In a separate bowl whisk the egg with the milk, adding in the melted butter. Pour this mixture into the dry mix, and beat together to a smooth, thick mixture.

Heat up a large frying pan and melt a nob of butter on the pan, place 2 tbsp's of the batter into the pan, adding another tbsp once settled.

Cook until bubbles start to form on the top side, then flip over and cook to finish. Repeat for each pancake until a tasty stack has formed!

To serve:
There's so many ways to serve up the classic American pancake stack, you could try them plain with more melted butter drizzled on top, or drizzle some honey over them.

If your going to serve them up the classic way, go for a stack with some fresh blueberries and maple syrup drizzled over, besides adding fruit counts as one of your five a day, right?!

Of course there are dozens of ways to serve up this tasty treat, from a generous spoonful of Nutella, to fresh fruit and a tasty dollop of jam. However you decide to serve up your pancake stack, you can't beat these delicious fluffy pancakes.

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