Anecdotes from malta_ pancake disaster

Malta ..a tiny island, which is located in the middle of the Mediterranean sea and which is blessed with sunny weather, lovely beaches, a thriving nightlife and almost 7000 years of intriguing history.

My blog is all about the titbits of my life on this sunny culinary experiments and some entertaining information about my beloved country.

What is it with pancakes? What’s this trick that I haven’t yet discovered in making pancakes?!! I tried frying some pancakes the other day and the first one got stuck on the pan – (which, by the way, has only been used twice and just for pancakes only)!!! I tried frying another one in another pan but I got the same results!!! I used to blame my pans but when I watch chefs on TV preparing their pancakes in old pans I realised it’s not the pan which is causing the problem but rather ME. Pancake recipe from scratch fluffy without milk At the end I cooked my pancake mixture in my waffle maker but I kind of lost appetite after doing them all. Pancake recipe no milk or butter I just can’t understand what I’m doing wrong. Pancake recipe no milk Does anyone have any tips???

When doing pancakes you should first warm the pan and put salt on it. Pancake recipe without milk or sugar Leave it the salt in the pan on heat and after a minute or 2 wipe it with a kitchen towel. Pancake recipe without milk or baking powder This really cleans the pan.

Now you’re ready to start to cook the pancakes.

No milk pancake recipe For better results cover the pan in buttery oil. Easy pancake recipe no milk This will mean that your first pancakes won’t be great, however the rest will be.

For pancakes you have to make a quite thin layer on the pan quickly, so have a spoon to smear the pancake mixture across the pan if it’s not smooth enough to move by itself.

p.s. Simple pancake recipe no milk I always let my boyfriend heat up the pancakes since my always come out crappy!

Hi Zen… Pancake recipe no egg no milk your post put a smile on my face, I remember my very first pancakes were a disaster too.

What ingredients are you using? Maybe it’s one of the ingredients that’s causing them to stick to the pan.

I melt butter in the pan before frying pancakes. No egg no milk pancake recipe Also I’ve found that making the pancakes smaller rather than large is the best way for them not to break apart when flipping them too. Basic pancake recipe no milk I made some a few weeks ago, and ended up having to throw it all out because for some reason that morning I just couldn’t make a decent pancake if my life depended on it! So disappointing lol. Pancake batter recipe no milk Practice makes perfect though ;o)

Oh and no hidden room at the new place, a weird somewhat hidden staircase though, very narrow and tight- wont get used- but still a cool feature!

Hi Zen, don’t worry, the first pancake always is a dud. Pancake recipe no milk no eggs Make sure the pan is hot and there is butter on it when you begin. Fluffy pancake recipe no milk The batter I usually make is along these lines,

3 eggs, 3 cups milk, 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour and 1 1/2 White flour, 1 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp baking soda, pinch salt, 3 tbs oil, cinnamon, tsp vanilla and if you have on hand soft or brown bananas mash and add them, they make the batter moist and light. Easy no milk pancake recipe Mix all the dry things together and the wet things separately together, pour the wet into the dry and whisk very briefly ( never over mix, the batter should be lumpy) good luck!

To flip pancakes I use the cover (l-ghatu) of the pan. Best pancake recipe no milk I place it on top of the pan with the pancake that needs to be flipped over and then gently tilt the pan sideways. Pancake recipe fluffy no milk The pancake can then be slid back from the cover to the pan.

Every Saturday for lunch I make pancakes with the children. Banana pancake recipe no milk My first pancakes were not the best pancakes one could eat but now I have a good mixture a good pancake pan (not necessary… Pancake recipe no egg no milk no butter but I am a sucker for gadgets 🙂 this is my mixture for approx 10 normal sized pancakes …. Quick pancake recipe no milk 1 egg, 300ml milk enough self raising flour to make mixture slightly thick but pourable ! Heat up the pan first with a little oil or butter. No milk no egg pancake recipe Also if you are doing sweet pancakes add sugar, I don’t because my kids spread thick layers of nutella on their pancakes. Pancake mix recipe no milk As soon as you pour the mixture into the pan watch for bubbles…. Pancake recipe easy no milk once you see the air bubbles you need to turn the pancake around. Pancake recipe no milk no baking powder Hope that was of some help :))

@Cola – thank you so much for your helpful tips. Pancake recipe no eggs or milk Never heard of using salt before!

@Juniper and Dina- thanks for sharing your recipes – I’ll definitely save them in my recipe folder for future experiments!

@Angie – will try making smaller ones – safer that way I guess : )

@Nick and Joey: Let’s hope I’ll do better in the next pancake trial!

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