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American Pancake Brunch

I used to make breakfast pancakes all the time on my days off before I moved into The Glen House. Then it all stopped….

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But inspired by everyone else blogging about them over the last few weeks, I just had to find it within me to give it a bash. Elaine’s Foodbod Pancakes and Dimple’s Shivaay Delights Cocoa Pancakes¬†looked so yummmmy.

Drum roll please……. may I present the first pancakes in The Glen House (using Nigella’s recipe for yummy spongy American style pancakes, just like the old days)….

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 pinch of salt
1 teaspoon white sugar
2 large eggs (beaten)
30g butter (melted and cooled)
300 ml milk
225g plain flour
butter for frying

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Place the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar into a bowl and make a well in the middle. Beat in the eggs, melted butter and milk, and transfer to a jug: it’s much easier to pour the batter into the pan from a jug!

Leave it alone for as long as you can, I can never manage more than about 15 minutes.

Melt a little butter in a pan, then pour or (or dollop) the mix in. I find small fist size pancakes are more manageable because these are thicker. Once they start to bubble on top, turn them.

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My Mother always taught me to use grease proof paper in between pancakes whilst they are staying warm…. And it works!

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I topped them off with blueberries, vanilla yogurt and maple syrup!

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YUMMY!!!!!!

Melissa xx