Recipe by Lennie
These are the best; we sometimes have them for supper too. They're fairly thick, but light and very tasty. The recipe makes lots, but my Norwegian background gives me a love for leftover pancakes spread with butter and brown sugar. Yum!
- 2 2⁄3 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons baking powder
- 1⁄4 cup white sugar
- 4 eggs
- 2 1⁄2 cups milk, lowfat is fine
- 1⁄3 cup vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon vanilla, optional
Directions See How It's Made
- You can do this the night before, or just before cooking: combine the dry ingredients in a large bowl.
- If doing the night before, cover and leave on the counter.
- You can also do this the night before, or just before cooking: in a small bowl, beat the eggs then stir in the milk and oil, and vanilla if using.
- If doing this the night before, cover and store in the fridge.
- When ready to cook, pour the liquid mixture (stir well again if taking it straight from the fridge) into the flour mixture; stir quickly with a fork until the ingredients are moistened but the batter is still lumpy.
- Lightly grease a frying pan with a lid, like an electric frying pan.
- Pour the batter on to the hot surface-- about a quarter of a cup for each pancake.
- Cover and cook until the surface loses its wet look and bubbles have formed.
- Flip the pancakes over and cook, uncovered, about two or three minutes longer, or until the underside is browned.
- Keep warm in a low oven until all pancakes are cooked.
- Makes approximately 24 pancakes; should serve four to six with leftovers; we love leftover pancakes at my house.
- Best served with warmed real maple syrup, although I am also a big fan of blueberry syrup.