Thursday, March 10, 2011

Puffy Maine Pancake

While watching Martha Stewart's television show many years back, I jotted down a recipe she was making that day on a scrap piece of paper.  Then one Saturday morning I made it for my family. Since it was a keeper, the recipe was then transposed on a recipe card and filed in my recipe box. Do any of you still own a recipe box?

It can be made in a jiggety-jig, which helps for those quick breakfasts when desiring a little something extra.

2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup flour, sifted into the eggs
pinch of salt
1/2 cup milk
 pinch of freshly grated nutmeg

Gently mix together. Heat 1 tablespoon of butter in iron skillet. Add batter and bake in preheated  425 degree oven for 10-12 minutes. DO not overcook. You want it to slide out of the pan.

Dusting with confectioners sugar while warm, tossing in some fresh berries, perhaps you prefer jam, a little maple syrup, or maybe all of the above.

The most difficult choice you have is to decide whether to make it or not...I can help there and suggest that you do.

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