If you are planning a trip to the United States, get ready to taste the traditional American breakfast with the delicious pancakes, small spongy and tasty discs that are waiting to be stuffed with the most inviting delicacies: the tradition wants them seasoned with the typical syrup of maple, a natural sweetener with a taste reminiscent of honey. But alongside this typical combination, all possible variants are permitted, provided they are super tasty: from fresh or canned fruit, to creams and chocolate sauces. Americans do not miss anything and often accompany the plate of pancakes with whipped cream, how can you resist? Not to mention that in one of the classic bars you will really have difficulty choosing between the various cakes and the countless types of muffins,gluten-free . Surely you already have your mouth watering, if you don’t want to wait for breakfast you can also prepare pancakes for a snack, here is our recipe!
INGREDIENTS FOR 12 PANCAKES
- Butter 25 g
- Flour 00 125 g
- Medium eggs 2
- Fresh whole milk 200 g
- Baking powder for cakes 6 g
- Sugar 15 g
Maple syrup to taste
HOW TO PREPARE PANCAKES WITH MAPLE SYRUP
Let’s start preparing pancakes by melting the butter over a very low heat, then let it cool. Meanwhile, divide the egg whites from the yolks. Pour the yolks into a bowl and beat them with a hand whisk
1 , then add the melted butter at room temperature
2 and the milk flush, continuing to mix with the whisk
3 . Whip the mixture until it is clear.
Add the yeast to the flour
4 and sift it all in the bowl with the egg mixture
5 , mix with the whisk to mix
6 .Now whip the egg whites you have kept aside, gradually adding the sugar
7 and when they are white and frothy, gently incorporate them into the egg mixture, with movements from top to bottom, to avoid disassembling them
8 . Put to heat on medium heat (not high otherwise you won’t give time to the dough to rise well during cooking and the pancakes will become too dark) a large non-stick pan (better if thick bottom) and, if necessary, grease with a little butter from spread on the surface with kitchen paper. Pour a ladle of preparation
9 in the center of the pan , there will be no need to spread it.
When the bubbles start to appear on the surface and the base is golden, turn it on the other side with a spatula
10 , as if it were a crepe or an omelette, then brown the other side too, after which the pancake will be ready
11 . Continue like this with the rest of the dough and gradually place the pancakes on a serving dish, stack them on top of each other. With these doses approximately 12 pancakes should be formed. Serve hot and sprinkle with maple syrup
12 . You can accompany the pancakes with fresh or canned fruit of your taste.
It is advisable to immediately consume the pancakes, or to keep them in the fridge for a day at the most. Freezing is not recommended.
The dough can be stored in a refrigerator covered with foil for up to 12 hours.
To garnish or accompany the pancakes, in addition to maple syrup (Maple Syrup) used by the Americans for the largest, you can use honey, Nutella, various creams, peanut butter, jams, semi-whipped or sour cream, fresh fruit or syrup!