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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

hearty pancakes

My cooking repertoire reached its limit with 
frozen pizzas & nuked veggies [not our usual].
We were without a stove/oven for nearly two weeks due to the move,
so I was anxious to get cooking once our stove was finally installed.
Although relying on a microwave & charcoal grill 
was something my husband & I found a creative challenge at first, 
we were excited to start cooking again. 
The kitchen is still under construction 
[can't wait to share some before & after pics], so
 our food selection was somewhat limited.
So, what did I cook once the stove was hooked up?
Pancakes [and eggs]...for dinner!
I found this recipe & modified based on
what I already had in the kitchen.
It turned out so well [I could tell even from the first ones off
the griddle], I just had to share!
1 cup quick cooking regular rolled oats
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 cup dry non-fat milk powder
1 1/4 teaspoons salt, divided
1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup water
Preheat a lightly greased griddle over medium low heat.
In a large bowl, mix quick cooking oats, flour, 
whole wheat flour, brown sugar, baking powder, dry milk powder
salt, cinnamon and cream of tartar.
In a small bowl, beat together vegetable oil and eggs. 
Pour into the oats mixture, alternating with water, 
and mix thoroughly, creating a batter.
Pour batter, 1/4 cup at a time, onto the prepared griddle. 
Cook on both sides until golden brown, 
flipping when the surface begins to bubble.
It made more than enough for my husband & I to eat for dinner,
about 15-16 flapjacks [maybe 5" in diameter].
Do you have a favorite pancake recipe?
This one is now mine!

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  1. Yum! I've never made pancakes from scratch before.. I'll have to try this! :)

  2. YUMMO! I'm not a big pancake lover, but right now we are making lots of mini pancakes. My little guy calls them "cakes." He just loves them!

  3. We had breakfast for dinner last night! Eggs, bacon, hashbrowns and pancakes! yum!
    Our pancakes were out of a box though.

  4. i LOVE chocolate chip pancakes and blueberry ones too! gosh, it's been forever since i've had some!!

  5. Hey Beth! Thanks for this recipe! I made them this morning for a lazy weekend breakfast with cooked apples and strawberries. So delicious!


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