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Carmens Pancakes

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My Auntie Carmen's fluffy pancakes

Rate this recipe 2.6/5 (18 Votes)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3 tablespoons sugar (add a little more or less depending on your taste)
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil (more oil the fluffier the pancake)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla (optional)
  • chopped fruit and nuts (optional)

Details

Servings 6
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 8mins
Cost Budget Friendly

Preparation

Step 1

It is best to use an electric frying pan for pancakes but a regular stove top frying pan will also work at medium heat.
Heat electric frying pan at 350

Step 2

Put all dry ingredients into a bowl and mix
Add oil egg and milk (adding more if needed until somewhat runny) and vanilla (if desired)

Step 3

Beat mixture until all lumps are gone and it's nice and smooth
Add fruit and nuts if desired and give it a stir

Step 4

Pour batter onto frying pan with a ladle
Flip pancakes when they start to look a bit dry and bubble on top
Flip again after about two minutes
Cook until both sides are golden brown

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Serve with maple syrup (best served slightly warm. Warm syrup by placing the bottle in a pot of hot water for a few minutes). Also good served buttered with a squeeze of fresh lemon and a sprinkle of sugar!

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