American Pancakes

09Mar14 219I was heading out for dinner on Tuesday so I missed pancakes tuesday so I made these over the weekend. There is something specical about pancakes!! Even more so American pancakes, as they are perfect weekend brunch, thick, spongy, light and fluffy. They really so easy to make! Serve with lashing maple syrup and blueberry. If your looking to impress someone or it someone birthday soon, they are great way to start the day!

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Ingredients-makes 6 pancakes

  • 135g/4¾ oz self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon Caster sugar
  • 130 ml/4 ½ fl oz milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoon/30 g butter, melted and allowed to cool slightly, plus extra for cooking
  • Blueberry (optional)
  • Maple syrup (optional)
  1. In a bowl, mix together your flour, baking powder, salt, and Caster sugar.09Mar14 196
  2. In another bowl, mix together the milk and egg, than add the melted butter.09Mar14 195
  3. Add the milk mixture to the flour mixture and whisk together. Let the batter stand for a few minutes.09Mar14 200
  4. Heat a frying pan over a medium head, and add a nob of butter. When it is melted add a tablespoon of your better. The batter will seem pretty thick but this is how it should be!09Mar14 209
  5. Add some maple syrup and blueberry to a pan and cook down  for a few minutes until the blueberry burst and the maple syrup will thickens.09Mar14 213
  6. When the top begins to bubble, turn the pancakes over cook until both side are golden brown and have risen about 1 cm/ ½ in thick.09Mar14 211
  7. Repeat until all the batter is used up, these are best eaten straight out of the pan, but can be kept warm in low heated oven or grill.09Mar14 204
  8. To serve top the pancakes with the blueberry maple syrup mixture. Serve and enjoy.09Mar14 217

About sycarroll

I'm a mild-mannered scientist by day and a food enthusiast by night. My idea for this blog was (with the assistance of my fantastic boyfriend, Fabian) to share some recipes of my own creation and other recipes that I have personally found to work out well and all going well, some posts on the great local food we have in Ireland.
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2 Responses to American Pancakes

  1. Jess says:

    I love pancakes. The syrup looks wonderful too!

    • sycarroll says:

      Thanks Jess.These were so good! The syrup really thick up and become lovely and sticky


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