Saturday, March 15, 2008

Orange Sourdough Pancakes with Orange Syrup

I made these pancakes on many occasion when I had my live sourdough starter. They melt in your mouth and are special enough to impress visitors. They are good with real maple syrup, but it covers some of the orange essence. The orange syrup recipe is easy. It's worth the trouble.

1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons sugar
2 eggs
1 cup sourdough starter
1 cup orange juice
3 Tablespoons butter, melted
Orange Syrup, warmed

In a large bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and sugar. Set aside. In a medium bowl beat the eggs. Stir in sourdough starter, orange juice and butter. Stir into flour mixture until dry ingredients are just moistened. Preheat griddle pan or electric griddle to medium high heat. When a drop of water bounces across the surface of the griddle, it is hot enough. Grease the griddle. For each pancake, pour 1/4 to 1/2 cup batter onto preheated griddle. Cook 1 to 2 minutes each side until golden brown. Serve with warm orange syrup. Makes 4 servings.

Orange Syrup

1 cup sugar
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup orange juice
1/4 cup butter

In a small saucepan, combine sugar, and cornstarch. Slowly stir in orange juice. Add butter. Stirring constantly, bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir until slightly thickened. Pour into a pitcher. Serve hot or cold. Makes about 1-1/2 cups.

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