Friday, September 20, 2013

Recipe Swap: IHOP-style Pancakes

The Blogger's Choice recipe swap is back and I received Kate's blog. I had a tough time deciding which recipe to pick before I landed on these IHOP-style Pancakes. I've been searching forever for a fluffy, thick pancake recipe and couldn't wait to try these.

IHOP pancakes

These were absolutely perfect - light, fluffy and a little tangy from the buttermilk. The recipe made enough that I could freeze what we didn't eat for breakfast. They reheated beautifully. I microwaved them for a few seconds to thaw and then toasted them in the toaster oven. They tasted just like the day I made them. I can't wait to make another batch. I've finally found my go-to pancake recipe. Thank you so much Kate!

IHOP-style Pancakes
As seen on Kate’s Recipe Box, from Cookin Up North

1 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
Pinch of salt
1 egg, beaten
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
2 tablespoons melted butter
1/4 cup sugar

Stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Mix the egg with the buttermilk and add to the flour mixture, stirring only until smooth. Add the melted butter and sugar.

Preheat a griddle or skillet over medium heat. Spray with cooking spray. Ladle about 1/3 cup of batter onto the cooking surface for each pancake. Allow to cook until bubbles begin to form on the top. Lift the edge of each pancake to see if the bottom is golden brown. Once it is, use a large spatula to carefully flip the pancake. Cook the other side until light golden. Remove to a plate. Repeat with the remaining batter.

To freeze: place cooked pancakes in a single layer on a baking sheet lined with cling wrap. Cover with more cling wrap and freeze the baking sheet until the pancakes are frozen. Place frozen pancakes in a freezer bag. Store for up to 6 months.

To see what else was made in the swap click the links below.

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  1. So glad you enjoyed these! I think I may have to make a batch this weekend...

  2. Yum! These are making my mouth water this morning!

  3. IHOP does make some yummy pancakes. I will have to try these soon!

  4. I've yet to find a delicious pancake recipe-these look perfect! I'm definitely trying these!

  5. I love pancakes, they were my swap choice as well!

  6. Great tips about freezing these for a quick morning breakfast. I need to make a batch of these!

  7. I LOVE pancakes! My current pancake recipe is good, but these look so much better.


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