November 10, 2011

Yummy Pancakes

from Coleen's Recipes

3/4 cup milk
2 TBS white vinegar **
1 cup  flour
2-3 TBS white sugar
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp baking soda
½ tsp salt
1 egg
2 TBS melted butter
1 tsp vanilla

1.  Combine the milk and vinegar in a small bowl for 10 minutes to "sour".  Set aside.

2.  Combine the dry ingredients in a bowl. In a smaller bowl, whisk the soured milk, egg and melted butter together. Pour into the dry ingredients and whisk until most of the lumps are gone, but don't over beat. 

3.  The batter will be thick, don't add any more liquid. Let the batter sit, undisturbed for about 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, you will see bubbles in the batter, DON'T STIR.  Gently dip out a ¼ cup of batter and place it on a buttered grill or frying pan. Cook until bubbles appear on the surface of the pancake and then flip with a spatula and brown the other side.

This recipe only feeds about 3 or 4 people, but doubles or even triples nicely.

**Don't skip the soured milk part of this recipe, you will not taste the vinegar in the pancakes. The vinegar super-activates the baking soda.

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