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December 13th 2008
archived under: Breakfast, Meatless, Recipes, Step by Step Recipes

Every Sunday, my dad used to make a yummy homemade breakfast for all of us, and we’d gather in the kitchen for some nice family time. It was awesome, and man… that guy can make some breakfast! Sometimes it was waffles or french toast, but probably the most frequent (and my favorite) was chocolate chip pancakes (with lil’ smokies breakfast sausages…mmm). This isn’t his recipe, but it’s durned good.

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

First, dump 3 cups of flour into a bowl.

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

And add 6 Tablespoons of sugar.

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

Then throw in 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 2 Tablespoons of baking powder.

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

Mix mix mix.

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

In a measuring cup, mix 1 cup of milk and 1/3 cup canola oil (or other veggie oil). Beat in 3 eggs, then combine with the dry ingredients.

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

You can pour slowly and dramatically if you want.

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

Stir it up and decide if it’s battery enough (haha battery) for you. It wasn’t.

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

Add milk until it’s the right texture for you. Some people like thicker pancakes and other people like thinner ones, but this is a pretty good middle…

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

Once your pan is heated over medium heat, spoon in some pancakes.

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

And when they get nice and puffy and have bubbles rising to the top like this…

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

It’s time to flip them!

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

I made a couple sets of plain ones for hubs, who likes to drizzle syrup on his.

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

Well… is this still called drizzling?

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

Eh, I think it’s more like glopping. He likes to glop the syrup on his!

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

I don’t like anything on mine, unless it’s that spray whipped cream from a can like my dad used to do for us sometimes. But I like mine with CHOCOLATE CHIPS IN THEM.

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

I’ve found that if I mix the chips into the batter, they all sink to the bottom, and I get weird varying amounts of chips in each pancake, so I just sprinkle them on after spooning the batter into the pan.

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

Help yourself!

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

Why thank you. I think I will!

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

The perfect breakfast for a lazy weekend morning.

How to make pancakes / chocolate chip pancakes

Here’s the recipe, in case you don’t want to print out the whole thing.

Puffy pancakes

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups flour
  • 6 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 Tablespoons baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1+ cup milk


Mix the dry ingredients. Mix the wet ingredients. Combine wet and dry ingredients. Add milk if needed. Cook in a pan over medium heat  (or on a griddle if you’re fancy like that). Enjoy!







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