Eric just told me that when he was a kid, he went through a phase where he decided that the best way to dry off after a shower was by shaking himself like a dog. I would pay quite a bit to see scrawny-naked-10-year-old-Eric shaking his booty til he got dry. His parents should have installed a disco ball and strobe lights in the bathroom.
Hope you all had a great Valentine’s Day! There are lots of ways to show love to people, but 9 times out of 10 I choose to show that love through food. That way I get some lovin’ too. Call me selfish. So I got up early and cooked
myself some pancakes for Eric and Charlotte. With strawberries and nutella and syrup. I love how we call this an acceptable breakfast.
These are some good, fluffy, buttery, old fashioned pancakes. I like them because not only do they taste amazing, but they are also sturdy. I am the world’s worst pancake-flipper. I always manage to destroy them. And forget about making them into a perfect circle. They always end up looking like boomerangs, and then when I flip them I get batter all over the cooked side. But not THESE pancakes. They are perfectly flippable, even for inept people like myself. They are moist and flavorful, and they puff up a ton, which I love.
Good Old Fashioned Pancakes
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 1/4 cups milk
3 tablespoons butter, melted
more butter for frying
In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. In a separate bowl beat the milk and the eggs until smooth. Make a well in the center and pour in the milk mixture and melted butter; mix until combined, but don’t overdo it.
Heat a lightly buttered griddle or frying pan over medium heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake. Flip when the bubbles on the top start to pop. Brown on both sides and serve hot.
This recipe makes no sense. It is poorly written. I don’t mean to offend anyone. Thought this will be helpful for the next you write a recipe.
Hey Jess! What are you confused about? Seems pretty straightforward to me! If you’ve never made pancakes before, this post has a few more details that might be helpful: https://thefoodcharlatan.com/the-best-pancakes-ive-ever-made/
Can you substitue buttermilk for the regular milk?
I love all things buttermilk.
Ooh I love it too! I actually have no idea how it would affect it. Probably not much. Try it out! Let me know!
I mean, no offense to you or Eric, but I think Karen you may be one of the only people who would want to pay money to see Eric shake his nakie bootie. ;)
You failed to mention that the reason it came up was because you said you felt like a dog shaking your leg when you get out of the shower.