Monday, August 20, 2012
Homemade Pancakes with Triple Berry Syrup
These pancakes are really good. I don't even buy mix anymore because homemade tastes better. The only thing I would like to perfect is their thickness. Mine come out thin and I think that has something to do with the butter consistency and type. Some people add vanilla to this recipe, but I think it makes them taste too sweet.
Toppings allow your pancakes to go from boring to awesome, and I like to load mine up with berries. I found Triple Berry Syrup at Cracker Barrel Restaurant and I love it. You can make this recipe healthier by changing your flour to whole wheat. If you opt to do that you should also use brown sugar instead of regular sugar. I haven't tried the healthier version yet.
This recipe is adapted from the December 2011 issue of a local magazine called Taste for Life.
1 cup all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1 large egg
1 cup milk
2 tbsp melted butter
Stir together dry ingredients in a medium sized bowl.
In another bowl, beat egg, milk and butter together and then add to the dry ingredients. Mix until smooth.
Use a non-stick pan or griddle heated to about 325 degrees. Flip pancake when bubbles appear on the surface. Turn pancakes once. Serve with syrup and berries.
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