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Pancakes FAQs

Pancakes are a popular classic in Germany. (Photo by: alex9500 / Depositphotos)

Pancakes: what is it?

Pancakes are flat pastries that are fried with fat in the pan and come in numerous variations from sweet to savory. A typical pancake batter contains flour, milk, eggs, and a little salt.

How do you make pancakes?

First you stir a smooth dough and heat a pan in which you put some fat and spread it by gently swirling. Then you pour a ladle of the liquid batter into the pan and fry the pancake on both sides until golden brown.

Which flour is suitable for pancakes?

  • wheat flour
  • Whole wheat flour
  • Buckwheat flour
  • Spelled flour
  • Oatmeal
  • Etc.

Which flour is suitable for gluten-free pancakes?

  • Buckwheat flour
  • potato flour
  • Almond flour
  • Chestnut flour
  • gluten-free flour mixes

Are pancakes fried with oil or butter?

Both variants are possible. Butter burns faster, but gives the pancakes a full flavor that goes well with sweet pancakes in particular.

Which oil is suitable for pancakes?

  • Sunflower oil
  • Rapeseed oil
  • Olive oil (at moderate temperatures)
  • Coconut oil
  • Soybean oil

Which butter is suitable for pancakes?

It's best to use one neutral butter without any special ingredients. We recommend frying the pancakes at a moderate temperature. A possible alternative to butter is Clarified butter represent.

Which milk belongs in the pancake batter?

Basically any milk you have on hand can be used. Freshness Whole milk tastes more intense than Semi-skimmed milk - Long-life milk is suboptimal because of its taste, however Condensed milk gives dessert pancakes a special flavor.

Which rum can I use for pancakes?

  • Real rum (e.g. Jamaica rum)
  • Blended Rum (different types mixed)
  • Flavored Rum (flavored)

How do you properly bake pancakes?

First preheat the pan before the fat is evenly distributed in it. Then pour the batter on top and turn the pancake with a spatula at the earliest when the batter is firm and the underside is nicely browned.

When are pancakes done?

The top that has not yet been fried should be cleaned before turning frosted be. If you prick the dough with a toothpick or wooden stick, the dough should not stick to it.

Which pan can I use for pancakes?

  • Pan with non-stick coating
  • cast iron pan
  • Crepe pan
  • normal pan

Which heat setting or temperature is useful when frying pancakes?

A medium temperature level usually makes the most sense for pancakes. For example, you can set the third or fourth temperature level on a stove with six heat levels.

When do I have to turn pancakes?

Wait until the dough is no longer runny and the underside is golden brown in color. If you don't have a lot of experience with pancakes, you can do a chopstick test.

How do pancakes get fluffy? Why does mineral water appear in some recipes?

Mineral water gives the pancake batter a pleasant lightness if at least half of the liquid consists of it. Instead, the small American pancakes contain a raising agent.

How do I keep pancakes warm?

So that you don't have to go to the stove during the meal, the pancakes can be fried in advance and on a Warming plate, in the oven or in a thermobox be kept warm.

How and where can I store pancakes?

Pancakes can be packed airtight in fridge be stored. You can roll up the pancakes and close them in a can or use a plate with a matching pot lid as a cover.

How can I reheat pancakes?

In the microwave the pancakes get soft, but also in the pan the pancakes can be briefly fried again.

How long can pancakes keep?

With continuous cooling, the leftover pancakes can usually be used some days can be kept in the refrigerator for a long time, or longer in the freezer.

How can I freeze pancakes?

First portion the pancakes in separate containers or bags or separate them with baking paper - this way even small amounts can be thawed.

How can I thaw pancakes again?

To gently thaw frozen pancakes, you can use a microwave or an oven and fry the pancakes briefly in the pan if necessary.

How can you fill and top pancakes?

  • Fried minced meat
  • mixed vegetable pan
  • Onions, bacon and grated cheese
  • cream cheese
  • cooked ham
  • Asparagus, chives and light sauce
  • braised mushrooms
  • fruit
  • sweet creams

Which fruit goes well with pancakes?

Why do pancakes stick in the pan? Why do pancakes burn?

When pancakes stick or burn, there is often either not enough fat in the pan or the temperature is set too high.

Why are my pancakes getting hard?

If the batter is very thin or the pancake has been in the pan too long, it will dry out too much.

Why do my pancakes break or tear?

If the pancakes break when you turn them, the batter may not have been firm enough. Thick pancakes can be made with the pot trick.

How does the pot trick work?

Place a saucepan that just fits flat in the pan on top of the pancake. The bottom of the pan heats up and also "fries" the pancake from the other side.

What do I do if the pancakes are too tough or too firm?

  • Check consistency: enough liquid?
  • Add mineral water to the batter
  • use more batter

What solution is there for pancakes that are too greasy?

Use a pan with a non-stick coating without fat or portion butter and oil with a teaspoon or a spray bottle.

How many calories are there in a pancake?

Depending on the ingredients, approx. 150–250 kcal.

What is the difference between pancakes and crêpes?

Pancake is a general term and denotes different variants. Crêpes are special thin pancakes With large diameterthat are fried until crispy.

Are pancakes, pancakes, pancakes and omelets the same thing?

  • Pancake: umbrella term
  • Pancakes: pancakes with eggs
  • Pancakes: often filled; Austrian word
  • Omelette: do not contain flour

Pancakes vs. pancakes

Pancakes are thicker and often smaller than classic pancakes and often contain baking soda or baking powderto make them nice and airy.

Where do pancakes come from?

Pancakes as we know them are widespread in Europe. However, other countries know similar preparations, e.g. B. the tortillas in South America.

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