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I was a little concerned about the amount of buttermilk in the recipe and it did end up being really runny. The pancakes turned out quite thin and ran when poured on the skillet. I used freshly ground cornmeal and flour and added another 1/2 C of flour, but it didn't help. I think it needs to have quite a bit less milk. The directions say to add melted butter, not oil, but I used the oil in the ingred. They tasted good, just ended up very thin and it made a ton! I used strawberries for the sauce, as I had organic ones. I enjoyed that, since I'm not a maple syrup lover. I used Sucanat for the sugar for both pancakes and syrup. Made for Photo Tag.

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WI Cheesehead April 26, 2008

I'd not made polenta pancakes before but these tasted great. Wasn't sure how much melted butter to use (step 2) - or whether it was instead of the oil??? So in the end, I added some oil to the batter and didn't add any butter. The pancakes tended to stick to the oiled non-stick surface of the pan so maybe I should have had some butter? Oh well, they didn't look too pretty after all the sticking, but that's a minor point! As for the sauce....I used a jar of bilberries with its liquid and arrowroot instead of cornstarch (makes the saucy really glossy and it doesn't look 'milky' if you know what I mean! Gorgeous - perfect balance of sweet and tart (Dave said that bit!). We loved these and my son will probably finish them off for breakfast!

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Tina and Dave October 31, 2007
Polenta Pancakes With Warm Berry Sauce