Old Fashion Flapjacks

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

So for those unaware, flapjacks are a relative of the pancake, in whose family also resides crepes and pikelets.

Other names for flapjacks include griddle cakes, hot cakes, flannel cakes or wheat cakes.

Where some pancakes can be quite dense and heavy, flapjacks, which are made with self-raising flour, are on lighter side. More aerated if you will.

So they're very quick to make and use super common ingredients so you won't need to make an emergency trip to the shops.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
2 Servings (3 ea)
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Griddle

Ingredients

1 c
all purpose flour, sifted*
2 tsp
baking powder*
1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
sugar
1 large
egg
1 c
milk
3 Tbsp
butter, melted

Step-By-Step

1* Self Rising Flour, which requires no baking powder, may be substituted.
2Sift dry ingredients together into medium bowl.

In another bowl, beat egg.

Add milk and butter; beat until well blended.
3Pour into dry ingredients. Beat only until combined. Batter will be lumpy.
4Meanwhile, heat griddle or heavy skillet.

Use about 1/4 cup batter for each flapjack.

Cook until bubbles form on surface and edges become dry.

Turn; cook 2 minutes longer or until nicely browned.
5Serve with whipped butter and warm maple syrup.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pancakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American