Tuesday, 12 February 2013

alex's american pancakes

I've had these beauties two weekends in a row because 1. they are delish and 2. they require v.little skill and few ingredients! Perhaps this could even be an alternative to your traditional pancake tuesday treat... So here they are: the tastiest and simplest pancakes you've ever made! 

makes 6 pancakes
1 1/4 cups of plain flour
1 tbsp sugar
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp oil (I used vegetable but I don't think it matters greatly)
1 1/2 cups of milk (or water to make this vegan friendly)

Combine all the ingredients together, a few little lumps are fine. It should be a good deal thicker than your traditional pancake mixture. In a frying pan cook a ladel sized portion in a little oil, wait until the underside it cooked before flipping it over (duh).

I went with Alex's original recipe and included chocolate chips but you can have whatever you want with them - bananas, berries, bacon, icecream, yoghurt, maple syrup - SO many possibilities :) 
happy pancake day!

1 comment:

  1. nom nom nom. after eating loads of pancakes yesterday you'd think I'd be sick of them, but NO I just want them again today


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