A simple and easy to make dish, the humble pancake can be made with an infinite number of fillings, both sweet and savory. Pancakes are made all over the world; each region adding to its versatility. They take only minutes to make and have a surprisingly long shelf life. Pancakes can be made thick and hearty for breakfast, using meat and veggies for dinner, and whipped up super thin for delicious and elegant desserts. The best thing about these pancakes is their versitility. We love to take one of our favorites and alter it depending on what we have on hand.
Unexpected guests? Create the perfect last minute dinner party with the versatile Crepe or milk pancake. It only takes a few minutes to make enough of these paper thin and tasty little pancakes to feed a crowd. Serve them with a variety of sweet and savory fillings thrown together from your pantry and refrigerator. Now stand back and enjoy the fruits of your labor.
Want to make that lazy Sunday morning extra special? Whip up a batch of our Super Easy Pancakes. They're so good your family won't ever know that they're not made from scratch. Be the weekend hero with these super easy, super delicious crowd pleasers.
Need to feed a hearty crowd fresh from the game? How about breakfast for dinner? Try our Texas Panhandle Flapjacks, with fried potatoes and bacon. Serve them hot off the griddle to a happy bunch with their choice of toppings. We like fresh maple syrup and butter, although your choices are unending. Bob in our design department likes them with peanut butter and jelly!
We love pancakes and we bet that you do too! We have searched near and far to gather the recipes that we like best, and we think that you'll like them just as much. Try them today! Here are some ideas.
Basic Pancake Recipe
This is a simple pancake that you can whip up in no time.
Basic Pancake Recipe Ingredients
The basic pancake batter is one of the easiest to make.
1 cup whole meal flour
1 egg white
1 ¼ cup skimmed milk
4 tbsp cold water
Basic Pancake Recipe Directions
Beat together the flour, egg white, milk and water till smooth.
To make the pancakes, heat a film of oil on a non-sticking pan.
Put in about 3 tbsp of batter and tilt the pan around till the batter swirls around to cover the entire base of the pan.
Cook for about 45 second till the base is set, then lifting the edges with a spatula, check if the base is evenly browned.
If it has, shake the pan to loosen the pancake then flip the pan to turn it over.
This requires some finesse, so to begin with, turn it with a spatula.
Cook the other side for another 30 seconds, then slide onto a plate and fill with choice of filling.
Another option is to sprinkle fruits on the top before it sets completely. This is a healthy foods great breakfast idea.