Join The Conversation With Mishpacha's Weekly Newsletter



Summertime Breakfast Bonanza

Esther Ottensoser

Once school is out, mornings are somewhat less hectic and time may allow for more than just the standard quick-fix breakfast. Here are some special, homey ideas to make these relaxing, rare-occasion breakfasts and brunches memorable.

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

cinnamon bunsPancake Stacks

These adorable and tasty pancake stacks will take center stage at your breakfast table. The thick batter prevents running and keeps each pancake true to its form. Of course, this recipe can be used for regular-sized pancakes as well.

Yields 12 pancakes or 18 stacks

1½ cups flour

6 Tbsp sugar

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

½ cup sour cream

¾ cup milk

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

oil, for frying

blueberries and mint leaves, for garnish

Combine all ingredients except for oil and garnish in a large bowl. Beat until smooth. Heat oil in a large frying pan. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls into frying pan. Fry until tiny bubbles form on top. Flip over and fry on the other side.

To make pancake stacks, use 1 Tbsp of batter for the bottom pancake, ¾ Tbsp batter for the middle pancake, and ½ Tbsp batter for the top. Place a toothpick in the center of each stack. Garnish with blueberries and mint leaves and drizzle with maple syrup.

Tip

Pancake batter freezes very well. The prepared stacks can be frozen for up to 1 week.


 

 To read the rest of this story, please buy this issue of Mishpacha or sign up for a weekly subscription.

Share this page with a friend. Fill in the information below, and we'll email your friend a link to this page on your behalf.

Your name
Your email address
You friend's name
Your friend's email address
Please type the characters you see in the image into the box provided.
CAPTCHA
Message


MM217
 
Using Our Free Will Effectively
Yonoson Rosenblum The image we carry of ourselves is key
Pitcher-Perfect
Eytan Kobre The ripple effects of one Jew’s kiddush Sheim Shamayim
Living the High Life
Rabbi Avrohom Neuberger It is exhilarating to matter, to be truly alive
It’s Time for Us to Speak Up
Rabbi Dovid Eliezrie We must speak out proudly for the values of Yiddishkeit
Kiruv Is Not Dead
Rabbi Meir Goldberg Do these sound like uninspired or closed students?
Frosting on the Cake
Rabbi Ron Yitzchok Eisenman “Let’s not let a missing chocolate cake ruin our siyum!”
A Warm Corner in Flatbush
Yosef Zoimen It was a simple shul with a choshuve leader
Out of Control
Jacob L. Freedman “That’s illegal, Dr. Fine. I can’t have a part in this”
Song of Reckoning in the Skulener Court
Riki Goldstein “It’s awe-inspiring to watch the Rebbe sing this song”
“U’teshuvah, U’tefillah, U’tzedakah”
Riki Goldstein Throughout the Yamim Noraim, three words accompany us
The Rebbe Held His Gaze
Riki Goldstein A moment etched in Reb Dovid Werdyger’s memory forever
The Road Taken
Faigy Peritzman In the end it’s clear who really merits true happiness
Sincere Apology
Sarah Chana Radcliffe A heartfelt and complete apology can turn things around
Power Pack of Mercy
Mrs. Shani Mendlowitz The 13 Attributes of Mercy are “an infinite treasure”
The Appraiser: Part II
D. Himy M.S. CCC-SLP, and Zivia Reischer “Eli needs to see people who struggled to achieve”