100 Happy Days – Day 49 (American Pancakes)

49

I was really in the mood to make pancakes today…so I did🙂 Who cares if it’s still a week and a day until pancake day?! This time I wanted to make a stack of American pancakes and I tried something new by making an apple, cinnamon, and caramel topping…soooo good!

Ingredients:
For the pancakes (makes around 11):
 100g self raising flour
 150ml milk
 1 egg
 1 tsp vanilla extract

For the caramel apple topping (serves 1-2):
 Half an apple, peeled and diced
 1 tsp (5g sugar)
 1 tsp (5g margarine)
 Pinch of cinnamon
Method:
For the pancakes:
 1. Sift the flour into a large mixing bowl
 2. Mix together the milk, egg, and vanilla extract
 3. Add the mix to the flour and whisk thoroughly until there are no lumps
 4. Heat a frying pan to medium heat
 5. Wipe the pan with a piece of kitchen towel dabbed in oil
 6. Turn the heat down to fairly low
 7. Add 1.5-2 tbsp of batter to the pan (add as many as will fit)
 8. Wait until the tops are bubbling and the sides of the pancakes look set
 9. Use a spatula to flip over
 10. Wait for about 30 seconds - 1 minute until the other side is brown
 11. Place on a plate in the microwave to keep warm 
 12. Repeat until all the batter is used

For the apple, cinnamon, and caramel topping:
 1. Put all the ingredients into a saucepan and mix over a low heat
 2. Add a couple of teaspoons of water
 3. Take off the heat after a few minutes
 4. Serve on top of pancakes, drizzle with golden syrup, and dust with icing sugar!
Sift the flour into a large mixing bowl

Sift the flour into a large mixing bowl

 

Mix together the milk, egg, and vanilla extract and add to the flour

Mix together the milk, egg, and vanilla extract and add to the flour

 

Mix it in well until there are no lumps

Mix it in well until there are no lumps

 

Heat the saucepan to medium heat, wipe around with an oiled piece of kitchen paper, then add 1.5-2 tbsp of batter to the pan

Heat the saucepan to medium heat, wipe around with an oiled piece of kitchen paper, then add 1.5-2 tbsp of batter to the pan

 

Wait until bubbles form on the top and the sides look set

Wait until bubbles form on the top and the sides look set

 

Flip over using a spatula and wait for 30 seconds - 1 minute

Flip over using a spatula and wait for 30 seconds – 1 minute

 

Repeat until you have used all the batter and leave the pancakes in the microwave to keep warm

Repeat until you have used all the batter and leave the pancakes in the microwave to keep warm

 

Mix together the topping ingredients

Mix together the topping ingredients

 

Place in a saucepan over low heat, and add a couple of teaspoons of water. Cook for a few minutes.

Place in a saucepan over low heat, and add a couple of teaspoons of water. Cook for a few minutes

 

Stack up as many pancakes as you want

Stack up as many pancakes as you want

 

Add the topping, drizzle with golden syrup, and sprinkle with icing sugar

Add the topping, drizzle with golden syrup, and sprinkle with icing sugar

 

Eat!

Eat!

One thought on “100 Happy Days – Day 49 (American Pancakes)

  1. Pingback: 100 Happy Days – Day 57 | Life of Bonnie

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