I woke up very early this morning to make some fluffy pancakes for our breakfast - of course I prepared the batter the night before I went to bed. It is best to leave the batter overnight in the refrigerator so that the batter will be thicken and prevents it from spreading too much when cooking and at the same save me some time. My mornings are very rush :p After cooking them one by one, I still have to do a quick photoshoot of these still warm pancakes, I mean a really quick one , to share with you guys ( so please do appreciate it :p ) , then have to quickly packed them into the lunch boxes ( one for Claire and one for myself ) ....awww as I am writing this post, I am still thinking how wonderfully soft and delicious these pancakes were... :) A good fluffy pancake can put a smile on my face. So easy to put a smile on my face huh !
I finally did it !....thanks to Evan's Kitchen Ramblings for sharing this on her blog. I managed to get a fluffy pancake that has a texture worth praising about ! :) This is the second simple recipe that I have tried out in a row from her blog. Two items off my to do list for now ! I have a long long list crying out for attention :)) I love her blog and have been there leeching for more recipe to try out :) :p I can never make a good pancake and thus finally, through her , I managed to make a good fluffy pancake that tasted so good that I am going to make it again to go with my favorite ice cream and fresh fruits ( I am thinking of my kumquat compote and the fresh cranberries in the freezer) For this morning, I just topped them up with banana and honey......I am happy this morning because I am eating something healthy LOL!
the overnight rested batter is easy to control
just 1/2 cup of batter and you will have the right
size and the right thickness for a good looking
pancake....of course I need to practice more
to get a perfect round pancake...meanwhile it is
the best that I can master :p
when you see the bubles holes appearing on the
surface, it is time to flip it over
as I go on to the third and fourth piece, the shape is much
more like a pancake compared to the first one :p
you can top it with a dollop of butter and honey
with fresh fruits of your choice - but for me
I keep it as healthy as possible....banana slices with lemon juice
and honey as toppings !
it remained soft and fluffy even after a few hours
after cooking.....thumbs up for these mouth-watering pancakes
Fluffy Pancake - taken from Evan's Kitchen Ramblings
( makes 6 -7 )
1 cup of flour * I added 2 tbsp of wheatgerm to it
1 tsp of baking powder
pinch of salt
1 cup milk
1 egg, separated
2 tsp of caster sugar
1 tbsp of oil
1. Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl and mix well.
2. In another bowl, whisk together egg yolk, sugar and milk, followed by oil. Mix well and it into the flour mixture and whisks to combine.
3. Whisk egg white until soft peaks, then fold into the above mixture. At this point I refrigerated the batter overnight. This step is entirely optional, but it does thicken the batter a bit and prevent it from spreading too much when cooking.
4. Heat griddle or a non-stick frying pan on medium low heat then scoop batter, about 1 ladleful onto the pan. Cook until bubbles appear evenly on the surface, flip it over and cook until golden.
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