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Recipe: American Pancakes

American Pancake Recipe

This is the first time that I’ve tried and cooked American Pancakes so I’m looking forward to trying something new.

American Pancakes

What you will need:

150g Plain Flour
2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1/2 Teaspoon Bicarbonate of Soda
35g Caster Sugar
2 Large Eggs
125mls Buttermilk
25g Butter (melted)
Olive oil for frying
8 Thick slices of streaky bacon
Maple Syrup

Sift the flour, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda into a bowl. Add in the sugar, mix and make a well (hole) in the centre.

In a separate bowl whisk the eggs and add the buttermilk and melted butter.

Pour this into the well of the dry ingredients and gradually whisk together.

Put the batter in the fridge for about 30 minutes to an hour.

Heat a large frying pan and add a little bit of oil.

Spoon in dollops of the mixture making sure that there is a little bit of space between them. This will depend on the size of your frying pan.

Cook them for 1 – 2 minutes until they start to bubble on the surface, turn and cook on the other side until golden.

Keep them warm in the oven whilst you batch cook the rest of the pancakes.

In a separate pan heat 1 tablespoon of oil and fry the bacon rashers until crisp.

Serve the pancakes in a stack with the crispy bacon and maple syrup on top.

Alternatively you could have these with fruit and maple syrup as Ryan did.

American Pancakes

Lisa x

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