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Old Fashioned Pancakes Recipe

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Chad and Loretta Ledford


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Loretta and Chad Ledford
Added: Thursday, August 21, 2008


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 1/4 cups milk
1 egg
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon cinnamon

In a large bowl, sift the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and sugar. Make a well in the center and pour the milk, egg, vanilla and melted butter; mix until smooth.

Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake. Brown on both sides and serve hot.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Have you ever heard of National Pancake day? It is celebrated the Tuesday before Lent. The event dates back several centuries to when the English prepared to fast during Lent, which begins
Wednesday. Strict rules banned the consumption of dairy products during Lent, so people made pancakes to use up their supplies of eggs, milk, butter and other dairy items. That day became known as Pancake Tuesday or Shrove Tuesday.




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