Le colazioni americane sono famose per la loro golosità ed abbondanza: pancetta, uova, toast…
Il principe dell’american breakfast sono senza dubbio i pancakes.
La versione statunitense di questi dolci è più grande e spessa delle frittelle inglesi o delle crêpes francesi, ma sono veramente gustose e soffici.
Pancakes usa stylie
First separate the eggs, putting the whites into one bowl and the yolks into another. Add the flour, baking powder and milk to the yolks and mix to a smooth thick batter. Whisk the whites with the salt until they form stiff peaks. Fold into the batter – it is now ready to use.
Heat a good non-stick pan on a medium heat. Pour some of your batter into the pan and fry for a couple of minutes until it starts to look golden and firm. At this point sprinkle your chosen flavouring (see below) on to the uncooked side before loosening with a spatula and flipping the pancake over. Continue frying until both sides are golden.
You can make these pancakes large or small, to your liking. You can serve them simply doused in maple syrup and even with some butter or crème fraîche. Or if you choose to sprinkle with a flavouring, try one of these…
fresh corn from the cob
crispy bacon or pancetta
anything else you can imagine…