Recipe of the Week

Recipe of the Week
Apple Pecan Pancakes

Ingredients

Pancakes:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 T. brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¾ cup plus 2 T. milk
  • 2 eggs, separated, whites stiffly beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ½ cup peeled & finely chopped apple
  • ½ cup finely chopped pecans

Apple Spice Syrup:

  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 T. cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp. ground allspice
  • ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups apple juice or cider

Directions

  • Combine the flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a mixing bowl. Stir in the milk, egg yolks and vanilla. Fold in the apple, pecans and beaten egg whites. Using a ¼ cup measuring cup, drop onto a hot, lightly greased griddle or skillet. Turn when bubbles form on the surface and the edges are golden brown. Serve with apple spice syrup.
  • To make syrup, combine the brown sugar, cornstarch and spices in a saucepan and mix well. Add the juice and stir over moderate heat until the syrup boils and is slightly thickened. Cool slightly before serving. Makes 2 cups.

Yield: 12 pancakes

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