Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Shrove Tuesday

Today is Shrove Tuesday, also known as Fat Tuesday. The perfect day for a pancake supper. This is my go to recipe for pancakes or hotcakes, as we call them. It is my grandmother's recipe and is a family favorite. I highly recommend that you make them tonight!

Nellie's Hotcakes 

1 egg
1 cup of milk
2 tablespoons cooking oil
1 1/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt

  • Beat egg, milk and oil together in a bowl and set aside.
  • Sift together flour and remaining ingredients. Add to egg mixture,  mixing well.
  • Drop by spoonfuls into greased electric skillet or griddle at 400 degrees. Brown each side.
  • Serve warm with syrup and sour cream.

Yield: 8 hotcakes

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