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Whitley’s Pancakes (Cream Cakes)

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Okay so I did something amazing this morning. I made up a formula for pancakes that will be my go to formula from now on. My son asked me to name them after him and my daughter, who won’t eat pancakes, helped herself to a full plate after tasting a bite. She said, “How did you make these taste so good?”

They are amazing and I challenge you to try them. Don’t change or substitute any ingredients and come back and tell me what you think and what your family said about them. They look plain enough, there is nothing remarkable in them, but they are pretty awesome!

 

Whitley’s Pancakes

In a medium large mixing bowl mix together with a whip:

  1. 200 g of 100% starter refreshed the night before
  2. 175 g of half cream and half milk or in the US we call it half and half (you can also use all cream)
  3. 65 g of melted butter
  4. 100 g eggs (about two large eggs)
  5. 7 g salt
  6. 40 g dark brown sugar

 

In a smaller mixing bowl combine:

  1. 150 g all purpose flour
  2. 5 g baking soda (1 teaspoon)
  3. 4 g baking powder (1 teaspoon)

 

Add the dry ingredients to the bowl of wet ingredients that you have already whipped. Stir together just until combined. Don’t overbeat after adding the flour mixture or the pancakes will be tough.

Heat your temperature controlled skillet or grill to about 400F (adjust temperature if the pancakes get dark too fast or take too long to brown). Spray with pan spray and griddle them on one side until they are bubbly, flip them over and brown the other side. Serve immediately with fresh butter and syrup to oo’s and ahh’s and “Please give me some more.”

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They taste amazing and are fluffy on the inside, slightly sweet, buttery and nutty flavored(the brown sugar). The batter is just a bit thick and will make about nine 4- 5″ pancakes.

 

Enjoy!

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7 Comments

  1. Sherri Harper Sherri Harper
    March 2, 2017    

    Thanks Teresa. I made these this morning for my teenager as my first sourdough recipe. It’s hard to get him to sit down long enough to eat breakfast in the morning and he stuck around long enough to eat two and have a real conversation. Wow, it was some kind of wonderful. Thanks, we both thought they were delicious!

    • March 7, 2017    

      Hi Sherri, what a nice story to hear! Getting a teen to slow down long enough for a conversation! Wow! 🙂 So glad you both enjoyed the pancakes!

  2. Kathleen Morey Kathleen Morey
    May 3, 2016    

    Wow! So good!!!

  3. TONY KIRK TONY KIRK
    December 17, 2013    

    I HAVE MADE THIS RECIPE TWICE — FIRST TIME I MADE PANCAKES AND THEY WERE DELICIOUS — SECOND TIME I MADE THE RECIPE AND ADDED A BIT MORE MILK TO THIN IT AND IT MADE FANTASTIC WAFFLES —

    TONYK

  4. November 12, 2013    

    So I just made these for supper & my children are smitten. My three-year-old is working on his third helping! Thank you for sharing this recipe – it is fabulous!

  5. Ken (nadoj) Ken (nadoj)
    September 3, 2013    

    I just love your recipes and especially how you list the weights as metric by default. All recipes should have the method.

    • northwestsourdough northwestsourdough
      September 20, 2013    

      Thanks Ken, it’s been a journey for me. My older recipes were in volume and standard. Then Standard and metric, now more metric. I hope you enjoyed the pancakes!

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