Sunday, 24 March 2019

If only

Pancakes My Way

Carole's Chatter: Pancakes My Way

I based these pancakes loosely on a Chelsea sugar recipe.  But as always fiddled with it a bit – in particular I added soda water as part of the liquid component thinking that would lighten them up – it didn't.  I'm sure you will have a much better recipe – a foolproof one would be appreciated.

1 cup self raising flour
2 tablespoons sugar
Pinch of salt
150ml each of milk and 100ml soda water
2 eggs
30g butter

Sift the dry ingredients into a bowl
Mix the wet ingredients (including the eggs and melted butter)
Pour the wet into the dry and stir.  Don't worry if the batter looks a bit lumpy.
Let the mixture stand in the fridge for at least 20 minutes.
Then just drop a couple of tablespoons worth into a hot pan – this is the tricky bit – the first one never seems to turn out and the last ones are at risk for burning.

The results were ok served with just a sprinkle of sugar, some butter and lemon juice – but I have to admit they weren't as light as I would like.