Pancakes are a delicious and nutritious dessert. Discover how to make them at home with these 3 delicious recipes, very easy to prepare. Delicious!
Popularly known by the names of pancaque, pancake or simply pancakes, they consist of a delicious flat bread with a sweet flavor and a round shape, which is usually made with eggs, flour, butter, milk, sugar, yeast and salt, and it is also very common to add a species, an extract (such as cinnamon or vanilla extract) or an essence.
They come from Siberia, and their great versatility make them an ideal dish to eat at any time of the day, although they are most commonly eaten for dessert when they are sweet, or in meals, lunches and snacks if they are salty.
What are its differences with the crepe? Very simple: the main difference is that the pancake is smaller in diameter (it is 10 centimeters instead of the 16 centimeters that crepes usually have), it is made with yeast and it is cooked over medium heat.
How to make pancakes?
Basic pancake recipe
- 225 grams of common flour
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 200 ml. milk
- 1 large egg
- 40 grams of sugar
- Butter (to brown the pancakes in the pan) + 30 gr. of butter
Steps to make pancakes
First melt the butter in a saucepan, then let it cool down. While the butter is on the heat, lightly beat the egg in a small bowl. In another bowl, sift the flour together with the yeast. To this bowl add the sugar and mix well with the flour until everything is very well distributed. In a jug beat the milk and the egg and mix well.
With the help of a spoon make a hole in the center of the ingredients where the flour, yeast and sugar are. Pour a little of the egg mixture into the center of the hole and beat. Do the same again with the rest of the liquid mixture, to finally beat again until all the ingredients are well combined. To finish, add the melted butter and beat well until the mixture is homogeneous.
Now put a pancake pan to heat over medium heat and when it is somewhat hot, melt a little butter in it. It is time to pour a tablespoon of the liquid dough, giving it a rounded shape (just drop the liquid in the center of the dough so that it spreads on its own as it falls). He continues adding spoonfuls of dough, always leaving space between them as they will tend to rise a bit. Just when little bubbles begin to appear that burst and leave little holes at the top, it is time to turn them over, carefully with the help of a spatula.
Continue cooking for another 1 to 2 minutes, until well browned on the other side. Remove the pancakes and repeat the process until you run out of dough.
Recipe for pancakes with blueberries
Also popularly known by the name of American pancakes, they become a traditional recipe that are originally made alone, being very common to serve them in a stack with a piece of butter on top and coated with honey. This time we preferred to add blueberries. Delicious!
- 200 grams Of flour
- 2 teaspoons of yeast
- 2 large eggs
- 30 grams butter + for frying
- 45 grams of sugar
- 1 glass of milk (250 ml)
- 150 grams fresh blueberries
- 1 splash of vanilla essence
Steps to make pancakes with blueberries
Melt the 30 grams of butter in a saucepan, and once melted, let it cool. Meanwhile, in a small bowl or cup, lightly beat the eggs. Let stand. In another larger bowl, sift the flour together with the yeast. Add the sugar to this mixture and mix well again.
In a pitcher or bowl put the milk, the eggs and a splash of vanilla essence and beat everything well.
With a spoon make a hole in the bowl of flour and pour the egg and milk mixture while beating, adding little by little and carefully. Finally add the butter.
Now put a pancake pan to heat over medium heat and when it is somewhat hot, melt a little butter in it. It is time to pour a tablespoon of the liquid dough, giving it a rounded shape (just drop the liquid in the center of the dough so that it spreads on its own as it falls). Continue adding tablespoons of dough, always leaving space between them as they will tend to rise a bit.
Just when they start to cook from the bottom hope a few blueberries on top of each pancake. Now, when bubbles start to appear and burst, it’s time to turn them over, carefully with the help of a spatula.
Continue cooking for 1 to 2 minutes until golden brown on both sides. Carefully remove from the pan and repeat the process again.
Recipe for carrot pancakes
This time we are going to learn how to make some flour pancakes prepared with flour and whole meal flour and carrot. A different and delicious option.
- 75 grams Of flour
- 75 grams whole meal flour
- 1 teaspoon of yeast
- 2 tablespoons of muscovite sugar
- 1 glass of milk
- 1 large egg
- 2 tablespoons butter + butter for frying
- 200 grams carrot
Steps to make carrot pancakes
In a saucepan melt the butter and then let cool. In the same bowl sift the two types of flour, the yeast, the muscovite sugar and add a pinch of salt. Add the milk, melted butter, and egg, and beat well until you get a smooth, well-blended paste.
Wash and peel the carrots and grate them. Incorporate them into the previous mixture, mix a little, and let the dough rest between 5 to 8 minutes.
Put the pancake pan over medium heat and add the butter. When it begins to melt, drop spoonfuls of the paste and wait until they start to bubble. Carefully flip them over and let them brown on the other side. Do the same until you run out of dough?