With that in mind I though I would find a couple of great Pancake ideas for today. The first one is from Paula Dean's show, the second is from the Food Networks Magazine.
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
2 large eggs, separated
3 tablespoons butter, melted plus 4 tablespoons, divided
1/2 cup miniature semi-sweet chocolate morsels
Cinnamon Cream, recipe follows
Maple syrup, for serving
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Preheat griddle to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
In a small bowl, combine milk, egg yolks, and 3 tablespoons melted butter; add to flour mixture, whisking until smooth.
In a small bowl, beat egg whites at medium-high speed with an electric mixer until stiff. Gently fold into batter. Gently fold in chocolate morsels.
Melt 2 tablespoons butter on hot griddle. Ladle about 1/4-cup batter for each pancake onto hot griddle. Cook pancakes for 2 to 3 minutes, or until tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked. Turn and cook the other side. Repeat procedure with remaining 2 tablespoons butter and remaining batter.
For the Cinnamon Cream:
In a medium bowl, beat cream at medium-high speed with an electric mixer until thickened. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar and cinnamon, beating until stuff peaks form. Cover and chill.
Serve pancakes with Cinnamon Cream and maple syrup.
Prep time 15 minutes, cook time 20 minutes, yields 10 servings.
Almost-Famous Cheesecake Pancakes
1 1/2 cups strawberries, hulled and sliced
2 tablespoons seedless strawberry jam
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
1 large egg
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
Pinch of salt
2 cups chopped frozen cheesecake
Butter, confectioners' sugar or whipped cream, for topping (optional)
Mix the strawberries, jam and 2 tablespoons warm water in a bowl; set aside. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees F.
Pulse the flour, buttermilk, egg, vegetable oil, granulated sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a blender until smooth. Transfer to a bowl and stir in the cheesecake pieces, keeping them whole.
Coat a large nonstick skillet or griddle with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Working in batches, pour about 1/4 cup batter into the skillet for each pancake. Cook until bubbly on top, about 4 minutes, then flip and cook until the other side is golden brown, about 2 more minutes. Transfer the finished pancakes to a baking sheet and keep warm in the oven. Serve the pancakes topped with the strawberry sauce; top with butter, confectioners' sugar or whipped cream, if desired.
Prep time 15 minutes, cook time 15 minutes, yields 8 cakes.
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OMG! Look at those delicious looking pancakes! Yummy. I'm drooling as I read. I will need to print those off and have Mr. Bernie make me some. The coupons will help as well!ReplyDelete
I knew you would love these! They sound sooooo yummy! :)Delete
I knew there was a reason my five year old wanted pancakes this am! Stopping in from the hop today … would love a follow via Google+ and GFC … BTW … I could really use some answers to my post today – if you have the time please stop by and comment thanks! www.shaunanosler.blogspot.comReplyDelete
Shauna I stopped by, not sure I had any great answers but I am sure you will get some great ideas for your party. :) Have a wonderful week!!Delete
Uh-oh...I love pancakes and those look so good. I'll probably spend another weekend running a long distance just to shove the calories back into my pie hole!ReplyDelete
Typically I do not like pancakes. But these recipes may convert me. Anything with chocolate or cheesecake has to be good. Right?ReplyDelete
Ohhh no, am I derailing you from your healthy oatmeal?!?!? Thanks for stopping today, I hope you get your microwave back very soon so you are not tempted. ;)Delete