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How To Cook Pancakes

1. Crack Eggs

  • Crack 4 eggs in a mixing pot.
  • To save time, you may preheat a skillet at low heat to start warming the skillet to cook the pancakes.
  • Please note the ingredients used to demonstrate how to cook pancakes are for 3-4 people.
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Crack 4 Eggs

2. Beat The Eggs

  • Beat the eggs in the mixing bowl approximately 10-20 seconds.
Beat The Eggs Approximately 10-20 Seconds (12k)
Beat Eggs 10-20 Seconds

3. Add Milk

  • Add 2 cups of milk.
  • The eggs should be in a liquid form before adding 2 cups of milk.
  • Don't whip yet.
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Add 2 Cups Milk

4. Add Oil

  • Add 2 tablespoons oil. Vegetable oil was used.
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Add 2 Tablespoon Oil

5. Whip The Eggs, Milk, and Oil

  • Whip the liquid mixture for approximately 10-15 seconds.
  • The finish should look like the picture which is a light tan, liquid mixture.
Whip The Eggs, Milk, And Oil Mixture For Approximately 10-15 Seconds (14k)
Whip Again For 10-15 Seconds

6. Prepare The Dry Ingredients

  • In another bowl, first add 2 cups plus 2 tablespoons of flour.
  • Second, add 4 teaspoon of baking powder.
  • Third, add 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • Last, add 1 tablespoon sugar.
  • Reminder, the ingredients used to demonstrate how to cook pancakes are for 3-4 people.
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Add Dry Ingredients In Another Bowl

7. Mix The Dry Ingredients

  • Mix the dry ingredients until all mixed together.
  • Approximate time is 2 minutes to mix.
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Mix Dry Ingredients For Approximately 2 Minutes

8. Beat The Egg, Milk, And Oil Mixture Again

  • Beat the egg, milk, and oil mixture again for approximately 30 seconds.
  • The reason for the second time is to mix the oil which settled on the top.
Beat Egg, Milk, and Oil Mixture Again For Approximately 30 Seconds (12k)
Beat Liquid Mixture Again

9. Add The Dry Ingredients

  • Add the dry ingredients to the liquid mixture.
  • Beat the liquid mixture and dry ingredients for approximately 1 minute.
Add The Dry Ingredients Flour, Baking Powder, Salt, And Sugar To The Liquid Mixture And Beat For Approximately One Minute (18k)
Combine Dry Ingredients To The Mixture

10. Check The Batter

  • It's O.K. a few lumps exist. Make sure the lumps are not big.
  • The batter should be thick, not watered down.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of flour if the batter is too thin. Then beat again.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of milk if the batter is too thick. Then beat again.
  • Don't overbeat such that the batter becomes too thin and chewy.
Check The Batter.  Add Flour If Too Thin Or Milk If Too Thick.  (9k)
Picture Of Perfect Batter

11. Heat And Prepare Skillet

  • Increase the heat from low to medium low heat if the skillet was preheated in Step 1.
  • If the skillet was not preheated, then preheat the skillet at medium high for 1-2 minutes. Then lower to medium low heat.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of cooking oil.
  • Move the Oil around with a spatula to spread the oil.
Spread the Oil Around The Skillet (16k)
Spread the Oil Around The Skillet

12. Pour The Batter To Begin Cooking Pancakes

  • Pour a very small portion of the batter on the skillet. Depending on the size of the skillet, you may add a bigger portion of the batter on the skillet.
  • When the batter begins to bubble around the edges and turn hard, flip the pancake over.
  • Approximately time of cooking before flipping the pancake is 2 minutes.
Flip The Pancake When The Edges Bubble And Turn Hard Which Is Approximately 2 Minutes(16k)
Cook For Approximately 2 Minutes And Then Flip Over

13. Cook The Other Side For Approximately One Minute

  • The pancake is flipped and the other side is being cooked.
  • Cook for approximately 1 minute depending on the size and temperature.
  • The pancake is ready to remove when the center is hard such that the pancake can be patted with the spatula and makes a nice hard, fluffy sound.
  • If the pancake is cooking too fast such that the pancake turns brown too quickly, then the temperature is too high and needs to be lowered.
  • If the pancake is cooking too slow such that the pancake is not enough brown in color or it's too white in color, then the temperature needs to be raised. Raise the temperature to medium for approximately 5-15 seconds, then lower back to medium low.
Cook The Other Side For Approximately 1 Minute.  The Pancake Is Ready When The Cake Is Fluffy And The Center Is Not Soft Such That Batter Remains. (28k)
The Other Side Is Being Cook

14. Ready To Eat

  • Ready to eat.
  • Server with butter on top and syrup.
  • Repeat Steps 12-13 to continue cooking pancakes with the batter. Add 1 teaspoon of cooking oil when necessary.
Server With Butter and Syrup (22k)
Yummy Pancakes To Eat

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