Apple Pancakes with Apple Cider Syrup: Breakfast Is Served
Hi everybody :)
Welcome to another Breakfast Is Served Sunday, if you're just tuning in to my blog every Sunday I post a Breakfast Is Served, today you're in for a treat. I have not one but two recipes to share. YAH! :) The last Breakfast Is Served is found here.
I decided to make apple pancakes and apple cider syrup for breakfast today because I thought it would be perfect for Fall. Here's how I made it:
For The Pancakes:
Apple Pancakes adapted partly Cook's Illustrated Cookbook
1 1/2 cups milk (use less milk for thicker pancakes more for thinner)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 1/2 - 2 cups (10 ounces) all-purpose flour (use less flour for thicker pancakes more for thinner)
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt (not shown in picture)
1 large egg
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled (not shown in picture)
3/4 cup diced peeled apple (1 apple) (I used Golden Delicious)
1-2 teaspoons vegetable oil
Whisk milk and lemon juice together in large measuring cup; set aside to thicken while preparing other ingredients. Whisk flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in medium bowl.
Add egg, melted butter, and apple to milk mixture and whisk until combined. Make well in center of dry ingredients; pour in milk mixture and whisk very gently until just combined (few lumps should remain). Do not over-mix.
|Adding Milk Mixture to Dry Mixture|
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in 12-inch non-stick skillet over medium heat until shimmering. When the pan is hot, turn it down slightly. For each pancake, pour 1/4 cup of the batter onto the center of the skillet. Cook pancakes until large bubbles begin to appear, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes.
|Pancake Before Flipping|
Using thin, wide spatula. Flip pancakes and cook until second side is golden brown, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes longer. Repeat with remaining batter, adding more oil to the pan as necessary. Makes about 8 medium pancakes, Serving 4 to 6
For the Apple Cider Syrup:
Apple Cider Syrup: adapted Taste of Home
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg ( I used apple pie spice)
1 cup apple cider or juice
2 tablespoons butter, cubed
1 tablespoon lemon juice
I added thinly slice apples and chopped toasted walnuts.
For the Syrup:
In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Stir in cider until smooth.
|Sugar Mixture and Apple Cider|
Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to low; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
|Adding Juice and Butter|
Stir in butter, lemon juice, and
|Adding thinly sliced Apple|
1 thinly sliced apple. Add toasted walnuts to the syrup and serve with pancakes. (1-1/2 cups syrup).
What I Did and/or Think:
I made the following changes I listed above; using apple pie spice and adding apple and walnut to the syrup.
The pancakes were light, fluffy and delicious. The syrup was lemony and delicious; was GREAT with the pancakes. This is definitely a REPEAT!
ENJOY! Come again.....
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