Lynn’s American Style Pancakes
Lynn’s American Style Pancakes200g S.R. flour3g (1/2 tsp) bicarbonate of soda35g caster sugar200ml buttermilk (or 200ml milk plus 1tblsp fresh lemon/lime juice stirred in. Makes it yoghurty)1 large egg, separated
Whisk the egg white until it forms soft peaks. Set aside.Put flour, sugar and bicarbonate of soda in a bowl and mix. Add the egg yolk and the buttermilk. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry. It should be quite thick. Fold the beaten egg white into the mixture.Place a spoonful of batter into a heated & lightly oiled frying pan. Leave some room as the pancakes do spread a little. Cook for a couple of minutes over a medium high heat. When the little bubbles pop on the surface, flip the pancake over and cook for a further minute.