Easy Pancake Recipes for Beginners

 Pancakes are a typical breakfast menu in England and America. If in the UK pancakes are more often eaten with sprinkled with refined sugar, in America pancakes are better known as sweet maple syrup toppings.

In Indonesia, although it is still rarely done, making pancakes themselves at home has started to be done a lot.

You are a beginner but want to try making it yourself? Don’t worry, making pancakes isn’t really that difficult, really. As reported by The Independent, the following are British and American pancake recipes that you can try at home.

English pancakes

  • 100 g wheat flour 
  • 2 eggs 
  • 275 ml semi-skim milk 
  • Butter or vegetable oil for cooking 
  • Caster sugar or refined sugar for sprinkling 

How to make: 
1. Sift the flour into a large bowl, add eggs and milk. Beat the mixture until all ingredients are unified and free of clumps.
2. Heat butter or oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Pour the pancake mixture to cover the bottom of the pan. Leave it for about a minute before turning it over.
3. Lift the pancakes and serve with castor sugar topping on top.

American pancakes

  • 1 tbsp baking powder A 
  • pinch of salt 
  • 1 tsp white sugar 
  • 2 eggs 
  • 30 g butter 
  • 225 g Wheat flour 
  • or oil to cook 
  • Maple syrup as a topping

How to make:  
1. Mix flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar. Then add the beaten egg, melted butter and milk.
2. Heat extra butter or oil in a smooth pan, pour the pancake mixture according to the size you want. After the top side looks bubbling, turn over the pancakes.
3. Lift the pancakes and serve with maple syrup topping.

Apart from castor sugar and maple syrup, there are other ingredients that you can make pancake toppings . Here are 10 of the most popular pancake toppings.

Sweet Topping 
1. Juicing lemon juice and refined sugar
2. Maple syrup
3. Chocolate jam, peanut butter and banana
4. Candied apple
5. Cherry and butter

Savory Topping 
1. Ham and cheese meat
2. Spinach stew and boiled egg
3. Cheese grater
4. Mushroom and cheese pieces
5. Grilled meat and asparagus


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