This post has a recipe for delicious buttermilk pancakes from Noreen at Picture the Recipe. You can make these in the traditional round pancake shape or follow the technique also shown on Picture the Recipe (and plenty of other sites) and make them into lace pancakes. The technique would work with other pancake batter (including Bisquick) but this recipe makes such good pancakes, I recommend using it.
I made these in our new pan from Ikea but it would be easier making them on a griddle. The edge of the pan made flipping them a little bit tricky.
Once you make up the pancake batter…
Pour it into a squeeze bottle.
Spoon the batter into a glass measuring cup and then pour it into the bottle. It is thick batter so I ended up with some on the outside of the bottle but it was easy to scrape back into the bowl. I cut off a little bit of the tip of my squeeze bottle so the hole would be larger for the batter to come out. Other sites suggest putting the batter into a large Ziploc bag and, after squeezing out excess air and zipping the bag closed, snipping a small hole from one corner. I haven’t done that and imagine it would be a little more difficult to control than a squeeze bottle, but I think it would work.
Set the temperature for your burner or griddle on medium-high heat.
Once your pan is hot, spray it with nonstick spray and squeeze your design out onto the pan or griddle. Do the outline first and any dots or frills around the edge, than add loops, flowers, squiggles, lines or zigzags to fill in the rest of the space, making sure you have all the parts of a particular pancake connected with lines of batter for structural integrity.
Carefully flip your lace pancake and brown the other side. Serve with fresh fruit, syrup, powdered sugar or whatever toppings you like.
We had them for Sunday Lunch but they would be wonderful for a romantic Valentine’s Day breakfast or a pretty Mother’s Day treat.
Buttermilk Lace Pancakes
Adapted from Picture the Recipe
Combine dry ingredients:
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
5 Tbsp. sugar
In a separate bowl combine wet ingredients:
2 cups buttermilk
5 Tbsp. melted butter
Pour the dry ingredients in with the wet ingredients and combine but don’t over mix. There should be some lumps in the batter. Cook on griddle over medium high heat. Spray griddle with nonstick spray before pouring batter. A 1/4 cup measuring cup is a good scoop if you are cooking traditional, round pancakes. Cook until top has bubbled and bubbles have popped, flip the cakes and cook the other side until golden brown. Serve and enjoy.
Fresh fruit from the Farmer’s Market made a delicious topping, dusted with powdered sugar.
I had a break for project #24 last year: Gnome made some cute file folders out of old calendar pages.
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