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prince charlie's pancakes

a recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

Before you ask, I have no idea how these pancakes got their name, but I do know that they veer off from the average pancake with the addition of orange and lemon. Doesn't that sound scrumptious! Recipe: Traditional Scottish Cookery Photo:

serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For prince charlie's pancakes

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 pinch
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/2 c
    caster (superfine) sugar
  • grated rind and juice of 3 large oranges
  • grated rind and juice of 2 large lemons
  • 2 Tbsp

How To Make prince charlie's pancakes

  • 1
    In a large bowl, mix together the flour and salt and make a well in the center. Stir in the beaten eggs and half the milk. Beat until batter is smooth and then add the remaining milk.
  • 2
    Melt some of the shortening in an 8-inch skillet and pour in enough batter to cover the pan. Cook until bubbles appear on the surface; turn and cook other side. Remove to a tea towel or paper towels and keep warm. Use the rest of the batter the same way.
  • 3
    Melt the butter in a separate skillet. Stir in the sugar and cook for about one minute. Then add the grated rind and juice of the lemons and oranges, and bring to a boil. Add the Drambuie; simmer for about 3 minutes.
  • 4
    Place the warm pancakes on serving plates and spoon the hot sauce over the top.