Basic Pancake


Ingredients
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons refined sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons melted unsalted butter or canola oil
1 egg, lightly beaten

Procedure


*Preheat a non-stick pan on medium heat. Do not grease pan when cooking pancakes.

Put flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar in a bowl and mix together.  In a separate bowl, combine  egg, milk, and melted butter or canola oil and mix together.

Add the egg mixture to the dry ingredients, a little at a time.  Starting at the center of the flour mixture, mix slowly with a rubber spatula or a hand whisk in a circular motion until you reach the side of the bowl. Do not overwork the flour.

Pour the batter to the heated non-stick pan using a 1/4 measuring cup (for dry ingredients). When bubbles appear on top (about 3 minutes), flip the pancake and cook the other side for another two minutes.

Makes about 6 to 7  four and a half  inch pancakes.

*Serves 3 to 4

*Serve with butter and maple syrup.
*Sprinkle some blueberries or sliced strawberries (optional).
*Kitchen retested 03/15/2010
*Approved by author for Publication 05/14/2011
*Tested and tried again by author 07/18/2011

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