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  • Makes about

    Twelve

    Pancakes
    • Difficulty

      Easy

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Cooking

By James Peterson

Published 2007

  • About

A pancake is similar to a crepe, but the batter includes some type of leavening to make it fluffy. The usual leavening is baking powder, well combined with the flour before any liquid is added. Once liquid is added to the dry ingredients, the pancakes should be made right away, so the baking powder doesn’t wear itself out producing gas—carbon dioxide—that just escapes into the atmosphere.

Like many everyday things, pancakes can be improved on by using a leavening other than baking p

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