National Pancake Day

National Pancake Day   February 24, 2009

Mary’s German Pancake:

3 eggs

3/4 cup milk

3/4 cup all-purpose flour

Pinch salt

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2 Tablespoons’s butter, melted

Lemon juice (real o reconstituted)

Filling (applesauce or any fresh berries, mashed)

Cinnamon sugar


Place approximately 8 inch of oil (enough to just cover the bottom of pan ) in an 8 inch cast-iron  frying pan.  Place the pan in anoven to get hot.

In a blender combine the eggs and milk: mix.  Add the flour and salt; mix.

Remove the pan from the oven and gently pour the mixture into the hot pan.

Bake for about 20 minutes, until the pancake rises and browns.

When the pancake is done, remove from the pan and place on a plate.   Allow the pancake to fall.   Pour a small amount of lemon juice over  the top.

Cover with filling.  rinkle with cinnamon sugar.   Roll  the pancake up.   Butter the top and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.   Slice into pieces.

Note:  The pancke rises best if the milk and eggs are at room temperature.

Serves: 2 to 4 people.

This  recipe is from :

The Old Miner’s Lodge -615 Woodside Avenue  Park City Utah.

The Old Miner’s Lodge is a restored 1893 building in the National Historic District of the colorful resort town of Park city.

I checked on-line and learned that the owners  of the above Lodge retired  in 2004.

Reprinted from :  The American Country Inn and Bed and Breakfast Cookbook, by  Kitty and Lucian  Maynard   1987

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