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Pancakes are particuarly associated with Pancake day or Shrove Tuesday ; the day before the start of Lent in the Christian calendar. Originally, pancakes were eaten to use up milk and eggs, which were not eaten during this period. The Pancake Click to advance slides. There is no automatic timer so you can work at your own speed
Now many people enjoy them regardless of religion. Over the years traditions such as pancake- tossing and pancake races developed. However pancake- tossing is not that easy as out picture shows. Heres how to make a traditional English pancake……
You will need: 200g (4oz) plain flour 200g (4oz) plain flour A pinch of salt A pinch of salt 1x egg 1x egg Sunflower oil Sunflower oil 300ml (0.5 pint) milk 300ml (0.5 pint) milkEquipment: A big bowl A big bowl Scales & measuring jug Scales & measuring jug Sieve Sieve Whisk Whisk Frying pan & spatula Frying pan & spatula
1.Sift the flower into a large mixing bowl until all the flower has fallen through. Then add the salt. 2.Make a hole in the middle of the flour, break the egg and let it fall into the hole. Make sure the shell of the egg does not go into the bowl.
3.Add a table spoon of oil and two tablespoons of milk. Mix it together, gradually adding the rest of the milk. 4.Keep mixing until the batter is smooth.
6.Add three or four tablespoons of batter to the pan. Swirl the batter carefully over the bottom of the pan. The batter should sizzle. 5.Heat a frying pan on a medium heat for about a minute, then put two tablespoons of oil into the bottom of the frying pan. Swirl it over the bottom by moving the pan carefully from side to side.
7.Put the pan on the heat and cook the batter until it turns a lighter pale colour and is lightly cooked. Small holes will also appear on the top. 8.Loosen the edges of the pancake all the way round with a spatula and then slide the spatula underneath the pancake. Flip the pancake over with the spatula.
9.Cook the pancake for half a minute more. Once the pancake is cooked slide it onto a plate. It is then ready for you to add any topping you wish, for example: Lemon juice Lemon juice Sugar Sugar Syrup Syrup
If you want to try tossing your pancake, MAKE SURE IT IS REMOVED FORM THE HEAT AND THE COOKING OIL HAS COOLED FIRST. And please get permission from your parents or teacher, as this can be messy. If you want to try tossing your pancake, MAKE SURE IT IS REMOVED FORM THE HEAT AND THE COOKING OIL HAS COOLED FIRST. And please get permission from your parents or teacher, as this can be messy. HAVE FUN AND ENJOY…