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Pancakes represent, for us, the Romans, at least, that special dessert that you can never get tired of, that will not go out of style that you will not be able to refuse in any way. We often hear people say that they do not like certain foods, flavors, but I do not think I have ever heard of someone who does not like pancakes. Their origin is of Breton nature, from the northwest of France, but they have spread all over the world, being found in the networks of each country and traditional ingredients. . What is certain is that they are an unmatched snack so far, which all people prefer, no matter where they come from. So how do you make pancakes around the world? What are the preferences in function of the region? Below are a few examples of recipes for pancakes that come from different countries, but all have something in common: they are delicious lick your fingers!

English pancakes

Place the flour Q into a bowl; add 1 tablespoon and a half of sugar, a peak salt, an egg whole and two egg yolks. It adds a tablespoon of oil and one cup and half of the milk. Mix until smooth, without lumps. Q into a pan to melt the butter and then pour the composition for pancake. It is allowed to rise for 20 minutes. Put a tablespoon of oil in the pan, then pour 2 tablespoons of dough and fry on both sides. Squeeze lemon prior to be folded and serve orange slices or lemon over which sprinkle the powdered sugar.

French pancakes

Sift flour Q into a vessel. Make a place in the middle where 2 eggs beaten with salt are poured. It adds a tablespoon of oil, melted butter and poured slowly until 400ml milk creates a mixture without lumpy, very thin. The cover and leave for 30 minutes. It is poured into the pan with the oil, fry until crisp less and are less crisp. It is wrapped on a plate, traditionally served with caramelized orange sauce.

American pancakes

Mix Q into a bowl 500g flour, 5 tablespoons of sugar, salt, 2 sachets of baking powder, and in the second bowl, mixes 3 eggs, 2 sachets of vanilla sugar than they adding -the margarine or butter and then cover. Then mix the composition of the two bowls until it becomes homogeneous, add the essence of vanilla or rum, of your choice, you will get a thick and fluffy composition. The pour in the pan heated with a little oil in the middle, without it stretching the dough will stretch only in the pan. Will get some pancakes fluffy, which is necessary to serve our traditional topping cranberry fruit forest or bananas and oranges.

Scottish pancakes

Q into a bowl, beat egg with 30g sugar. Melt the butter with another 20g of sugar on the fire and then add milk to them in a bowl. Q. In another bowl, mix 250 g flour, half of teaspoon baking soda, half a teaspoon baking powder and salt. It is poured all the compositions of the Q into a bowl and cover are allowed 2 hours at cold. The Pour batter into the pan with a little butter hot and fry on both sides. Serve with fried egg and melted cheese or jam. 

Dutch pancakes

Dissolve yeast in 350ml milk efficient than heating and then poured Q into a bowl where they were previously sifted flour 250g, 1 tablespoon sugar and a peak of salt. Gradually add the milk and mix well. Is added to an egg beaten and 4 tablespoons oil mix to obtain a com position thick. The cover and allow to grow for an hour and a half. It uses a special pan with holes, is poured into the dough in those forms and back when starting to grow. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and place on a plate.

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