Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Gingerbread Pancakes


I frequent Coconut & Lime, a great website by Rachael Rappaport, all of her recipes are original. I was there a few days ago and saw a recipe for Gingerbread Pancakes, and since we are breakfast FIENDS, I decided to try them this morning. The only change we made, was to add 1/4 cup of blue cornmeal and a bit more buttermilk.

All I can say is "OH MY GOD", these are the best pancakes I have eaten in my entire life. Seriously, try them, then tell her how much you love them!
I served with Apple, Maple, Chicken Breakfast Sausage and the combination was incredible!

1 cup flour
1 cup buttermilk, plus extra
1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
1 tablespoon molasses
1 tablespoon butter, melted and cooled slightly
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1 egg at room temperature
1/4 cup Blue Cornmeal (optional)

Whisk egg, molasses, butter, sugar and buttermilk together until smooth, set aside.

In medium bowl, whisk corn meal, spices, flour, baking soda, baking powder.

Slowly mix in egg/milk mixture, there should be no lumps, batter will be thick

Cook on your buttered non stick griddle until both sides are nicely browned

18 comments:

Donna-FFW said...

After that HUGE rave from you, I will have to try these. Your picture looks so pretty.

Debbie said...

Those pancakes look great. I love pancakes but need to be ambitious in the morning to make them! I have been to the Coconut and Lime blog and I love it too!!!

Katherine Aucoin said...

I have everything but the blue cornmeal and I don't think I'll be able to find any here in Mayberry. Would I substitute regular corn meal? I want to make these Saturday morning...you have me sold, they look fabulous!

Cheryl said...

I love gingerbread anything...this I will try. Thanks. :-)

Billy said...

Hey Cheryl, I came over the other day and you were not there. I saw a tripod, lighting, and what not in kitchen. Is that for your awesome pictures of food?

Heather said...

those look so good!!

ps - i love this new font :)

Elra said...

Ginger sure will add great flavor to the pancakes.
Cheers,
Elra

Pam said...

Now this is a breakfast! Looks delicious Cheryl.

The Blonde Duck said...

Gingerbread after Christmas! Be still my heart! I'm so happy!

MaryBeth said...

Wow...these sound really good, a combo of flavors I would have never thought to do in pancakes. Great job to you and Rachael.

Sara said...

These look amazing, I love to try new pancake recipes!

Gabe's Girl said...

I will try these next Wed for breakfast for dinner night. We love gingerbread taste. Your site looks great!

Paula said...

Mmmm ... gingerbread! These sound and look great! I don't know when I last had pancakes, and I can guarantee they were not special like these! YUM! PS: How's Martha Anne feeling today? Did the bandages come off?

NuKiwi said...

Mmmm... I can ALMOST smell them! Looks and sounds divine (love gingerbread!).

Jan said...

I don't normally like American style pancakes, I prefer crepes, but these sound sensational.

Kevin said...

Gingerbread pancakes are on my meal plan for this weekend. I have been on a ginger kick lately.

healthydelicious said...

o.m.g. I will definitely be making these!!

finsmom said...

Gingerbread Pancakes! How great do these sound!?! I will definitly be making these soon!

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