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Perfect Pancakes

This is a great all-purpose pancake recipe to have up your sleeve for breakfast next weekend. It can be dressed up by mixing in fresh or frozen fruit, or nuts and chocolate chips.

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Ingredients

2          large eggs


¾         cup reduced-fat milk


½         teaspoon pure vanilla extract


1          cup plus 2 tablespoons unbleached, all-purpose flour


1          tablespoon baking powder


1          tablespoon granulated sugar


½         teaspoon table salt


2          tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled (plus more for griddle plates if desired)


Instructions

1.  Fit the Griddler®  Deluxe with the griddle plates and preheat both plates to 400°F.


2.  Put the eggs, milk and vanilla in a small bowl and whisk to blend until smooth; reserve.  Combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in a medium bowl. Stir with a whisk to blend.  Add the egg/milk mixture and stir until just blended. Stir in the melted, cooled butter. Do not over-mix, or pancakes will be thin and tough – batter should be a bit lumpy.


3.  Using a ¼-cup measure, drop batter onto preheated griddle (if you like extra-buttery pancakes, put about ½ tablespoon of butter on each plate and melt before dropping batter on plates). Cook pancakes until bubbles form, about 2 to 3 minutes; flip and cook until done, about 2 minutes longer.


4.  Transfer to warm plates to serve. As you finish each batch of pancakes, you can keep them warm on a wire rack placed on a baking sheet in a low oven (200°F). Repeat until all the batter is used.


 

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Servings

Makes about twelve 4-inch pancakes

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

Nutritional information per serving (2 pancakes):

Calories 150 (35% from fat) • carb. 20g • pro. 4g • fat 6g • sat. fat 3g

• chol. 74mg • sod. 453mg • calc. 83mg • f iber 0g


This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
Griddler® Deluxe