It's nearly pancakes day! Wooooo! Yeaaah! I do love me a pancake or five, and since I haven't done a pancake recipe yet for this blog (I know!!!), i'm long overdue to do one for you guys!
I've chosen a recipe which is a bit unusual to the normal crepe-style pancake and even the popular American style. This pancake is sorta in-between the two. The texture is a bit crepe-like, but the size of them represent the American-style.. can't really work it out myself, but they're bloody yummy!
150g plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
75ml cold water
3 large freerange eggs, beaten
Pinch of salt
Butter for frying
1. Sieve the flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl. Make a well in the centre.
2. Whisk the buttermilk with the water and gradually whisk in with the flour mix.
3. Add the eggs gradually, until you have a smooth batter.
4. Fry some butter in a pan and pour in about 3 spoonfuls (a small glug) worth of mix. Wait for a minute and then flip over and brown on that side for about a minute more. They should puff up slightly.
5. Continue this until you have used up all your mix, adding butter to the pan for each pancake. Serve with lashings of maple syrup and a dollop of creme fraiche.
Happy Shrove Tuesday everyone!