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  • n. Plural form of pancake.


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  • *snort*

    February 7, 2011

  • Cupjacks!


    February 7, 2011

  • I suppose that means "cupcakes" are out, too (unless you call them you-know-whats).

    February 6, 2011

  • Nice idea!

    *cuts flapjacks into fourths*

    February 6, 2011

  • I think you have to avoid "cake" in the name. You should call today's breakfast "flapjacks".

    February 6, 2011

  • They surely don't count as bundt cake. I think (I hope!) I can have cake more than once as long as it is something strikingly different each time (crostata, flourless, apple pie, tiramisù, bábovka...).

    February 6, 2011

  • Lovely, Pro. Pancakes don't count as cake, do they?

    February 6, 2011

  • February 6, 2011

  • The Original Pancakes! *said in stentorian voice*

    July 22, 2008

  • My friends, you are fantastic! Thank you!

    July 18, 2008

  • Just a smidge.

    July 18, 2008

  • Or see here.

    July 18, 2008

  • How much can you under mix the batter and still perform this trick of the light and fluffy?

    July 18, 2008

  • Makes nine 6-inch pancakes

    (the trick to light and fluffy pancakes is not to over mix the batter)

    2 cups all-purpose flour

    2 teaspoons baking powder

    1 teaspoon baking soda

    1/2 teaspoon salt

    3 tablespoons sugar

    2 large eggs, lightly beaten

    3 cups buttermilk

    4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus 1/2 teaspoon for griddle (cast iron griddle or pan is best)


    Heat griddle to 375 degrees. Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and sugar in a medium bowl. Add eggs, buttermilk, and 4 tablespoons butter; whisk to combine. Batter should have small to medium lumps.

    Heat oven to 175 degrees (to keep pancakes warm as you finish cooking all of them). Test griddle by sprinkling a few drops of water on it. If water bounces and spatters off griddle, it is hot enough. Drop 1/2 teaspoon of butter or onto the griddle & coat surface.

    Using a ladle, about 1/2 cup, pour pancake batter, in pools 2 inches away from one other. When pancakes bubble on top and are slightly dry around edges, about 2 1/2 minutes, flip over. Cook until golden on bottom, about 1 minute.

    Repeat with remaining batter, keeping finished pancakes on a heatproof plate in oven. Serve warm with maple syrup.

    July 18, 2008

  • OK Wordies,

    a friend of mine wants a recipe for the "Original Pancakes", whatever it means.

    It's up to you now.

    July 18, 2008