The history of the origin of pancakes is rooted indeep into the centuries. According to the beliefs, even the biblical king David at the feast treated everyone with thin, roasted cakes-the prototype of modern pancakes. Since ancient times pancakes have firmly entered the cuisines of the peoples of the world, and their recipes are great. The English in the dough for pancakes add malt flour and local ale, changing the usual recipes. The French and Germans prefer very thin pancakes with different fillings wrapped in rolls. Americans bake thick pancakes with bacon or add maple syrup, and they remind pancakes. And the Mexicans have made variety in the pancake family, inventing their famous tortillas.
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But, perhaps, in no country are theyPancakes with such love and respect as in Russia. After all, they have even become a symbol and an indispensable attribute of everyone's favorite holiday - Shrove Tuesday. Pancakes were baked in the Russian oven and cast-iron frying pans, so they turned out golden, with a unique taste, baking evenly on both sides. In our time, few can be surprised by ordinary pancakes. Each housewife has her own "branded" recipes for this delicacy. However, there is an uncomplicated but original way to surprise your relatives and guests - to make delicate pancakes. Children will be delighted with pancakes in the form of fairy-tale characters, and adults will be pleasantly surprised by pancakes resembling thin lace. you will be able to invent any form of delicacy yourself, connecting your imagination, and the usual dish, cooked according to a simple recipe, will be an effective decoration of the table, laid over the occasion. We offer you several recipes for openwork pancakes.
Pancakes with openwork
- 1 egg,
- 1 tbsp. l. powdered sugar,
- 1 tbsp. l. dry cream,
- 0,5 glasses of warm water (you can use mineral water),
- 1-2 gr. baking powder for dough,
- 3 tbsp. l. flour.
Preparation of fish pancakes: Sifted flour (buckwheat or wheat) is mixed with the ingredients specified in the recipe. Beat for a few minutes until all the lumps are broken. Leave the dough for a few minutes, and we will prepare the bottle, with which we will make patterns from the dough. You can use a bottle for infant formulas, having made a hole in the nipple, or a 0.5-liter plastic juice bottle. To do this, we also make a small hole in the lid. Pour in a bottle of dough and proceed to bake pancakes, following the recipe. We heat the frying pan and lubricate it well with a piece of fat, strung on a fork, or vegetable oil. Vegetable oil is conveniently applied to the frying pan also with the help of half the raw potatoes, dipping its capacity with oil. Grease the frying pan carefully, leaving no omissions, otherwise the pattern may be damaged if part of the dough sticks. So, the crucial point: pouring the dough. Unlike the preparation of ordinary pancakes, pour the dough on the pan standing on the stove, and not keep it on the weight. Do this very quickly, so that not a part of the pattern is burnt. you can apply the dough in the form of a Christmas tree, a heart, a mesh, a flower, a funny little animal - as your fantasy tells. As soon as one side of the delicate pancake is baked to a golden hue, very carefully, with a spatula or fingertips, we turn it over, trying not to tear the product. Before re-pouring the dough, do not forget to grease the frying pan. We put the finished pancakes on a flat dish and grease each of them with melted butter. Before serving tea, pancakes can be rolled with a tube, folded in a triangle, decorated with cream or candied fruit.
Pancakes with openwork yeast
Delicate and delicate pancakes are obtained from yeastpancake pastry. And although it takes about 2 hours to prepare the dough, pancakes prepared according to this recipe will pay off all your efforts. They will look especially effective with a filling of sweet curd mass or homemade sour cream, which emerges through small holes with white "snowflakes". Ingredients for the dough:
- 2 eggs,
- 1 tbsp. l. active dry yeast or 60 gr. fresh yeast,
- 3, 25 cups of flour (buckwheat or wheat),
- 2 tbsp. l. sugar powder or sugar for dough and 7 gr. sugar for spoons,
- 2.5-3 cups of low-fat cream or milk and 0.25 cups for spoons,
- 3 g. salt (better - shallow),
- 3 tbsp. l. lean oil.
Preparation of delicate yeast pancakes: Prepare the spoon. To do this, mix in a small container of yeast and 0.25 cups of warm milk. Add a teaspoon of sugar and salt. Stir and leave to raise the dough for a quarter of an hour, before covering the dishes with a clean cloth. Preheat the rest of the milk or cream. Beat eggs with sugar powder and mix with milk. Add the mixture to the mixture, raise the gum, gently stirring until smooth. In small portions fall asleep sifted by 2 times (for puffy pancakes) flour, continuously mixing the dough. We pour lean oil and cover the dishes with food film. If the dough is thick - dilute it with water or milk to the state of liquid sour cream. Leave the dough in a warm place for 1.5 hours. The dough should be mixed every 30 minutes. We begin to bake pancakes. We heat the frying pan, grease it once with fat - in the future you can not lubricate it - there will be enough oil in the test. We collect half the ladle of dough and, while holding the frying pan on the weight, evenly pour it, distributing it rotationally across the entire area of the pan. The layer of the dough should be very thin, otherwise the pancakes cooked according to this recipe will not be laced. Bake every pancake on both sides and lay out on a flat dish. Lubricate with oil and serve to the table with hot, stuffed or rolled into a tube. Separately we serve sour cream, jam, soft butter, honey or condensed milk.
Pancakes "fishnet" on yogurt
This recipe is so simple that bake openworkPancakes on it will not be difficult even for the beginning hostess. Pancakes are gentle, thin and all in small holes. And if they decided to surprise their relatives and friends, then the dough can be poured into a small plastic bottle, to make a hole in the lid and, drawing out a dough from it, to draw different patterns. Ingredients for pancakes:
- 2.5 glasses of ryazhenka or kefir,
- 1 cup of whey, milk or cream,
- 2 tbsp. l. egg powder or 2 eggs,
- 1 tsp. (7 g.) Of soda,
- 4-5 tbsp. l. sugar powder or sugar,
- 1.75 cups of sifted flour,
- 3 g. fine salt,
- corn and sunflower oil.
Preparation: When preparing the test, you must strictly follow the recipe, otherwise pancakes can break when baking. We pour kefir into a saucepan and lightly heat it (it should not be heated for a long time - it can become flakes). Beat the egg mixer or egg powder with salt and sugar. Add the soda and in small portions (1-2 tablespoons), fill the flour without stopping the dough. Milk should be brought to a boil. Gently, with a very thin stream, pour it into the dough, stirring all the time. We got a custard batter for pancakes. If the dough is thick, then dilute it with water or milk. If it is liquid, you can add a couple of spoons of flour. The main thing is that there are no lumps in the test, otherwise pancakes will not look spectacular. We pour in the oil and proceed to bake pancakes. We heat the frying pan (it is best to use a cast iron or a thick bottom - pancakes prepared according to this recipe will not burn and will be of a beautiful gold color), grease it with bacon and pour a thin layer of pancake batter. Bake on both sides and lay out on a plate. If the pancakes are baked in the form of various figures - then we serve them to the table, not folding, so that the picture can be seen. If they bake them, as usual, then turn to 4 parts and beautifully put on a dish. Pancakes cooked according to this recipe are especially tasty when hot, so if they are cold, you can lightly heat them in the oven or microwave.
Pancakes delicate «Delicate» on milk
Cooked on this recipe pancakes will bea real treat for sweet tooth - they are surprisingly delicate, sweet and lacy, thanks to the unusual way of making pancake dough. So, let's prepare the delicious pancakes from the custard batter. Ingredients required for the test:
- 2.5 glasses of water,
- 2 g. vanillin,
- 2 large eggs or 3 small eggs,
- 5-6 tbsp. l. sugar or powder,
- 2.25 cups of cream or milk (you can use milk dry),
- 2 cups of buckwheat or wheat flour,
- 1.5 tbsp. l. lean oil.
Preparation: We pour water into the container and put it on the fire. While the water boils, separate the egg yolks and beat whisk or mixer until the foam. Pour the beaten yolks into the boiling water, thoroughly mixing. Whisk the whipped with sugar. Pour cold milk (1 glass) into a saucepan with a yolk mixture, add whipped proteins, vanillin and cover with flour. Stir the dough until the moment we break all the lumps. Before frying, pour into the dough lean oil and mix it with a spoon. Preheat the frying pan with a thick bottom and pour out 1/3 of the dough ladle. Rapid circular movements evenly distribute the dough on the bottom of the frying pan and bake until golden. Gently separate the edges of the pancake from the walls and turn it over. Before pouring the next portion of the dough, grease the frying pan. Ready to open delicacies pancakes spread on a plate and served with sour cream.
Openwork pancakes on soda water
Pancakes cooked according to this recipe are deliciouseven in a cold form - so they are obtained by air and gentle, thanks to carbonated water. Pancakes for a long time remain fresh and soft, so they can bake even the day before the supposed tea party! Ingredients for the preparation of pancakes:
- 3.25 cups of flour
- 2.25 cups of highly carbonated water
- 2.5 cups of milk
- 3.5 tbsp. l. egg powder or 3 eggs
- 1 tsp. baking powder (or soda and vinegar to quench it)
- 3 tbsp. l. sugar (can be replaced with condensed milk)
- 2-3 gr. salt (shallow)
- 3 tbsp. l. refined lean oil
Cooking pancakes: Mix eggs or egg powder with sifted flour. Pour the heated milk and beat whisk until a homogeneous mass is obtained. Add slaked soda, condensed milk or sugar, salt and mix again. We pour into carbonated water and carefully, so that all bubbles of gas do not come out of the dough, we mix the dough. Leave for a couple of minutes, covering the food film, then add lean oil and proceed to the frying pancakes. On a heated frying pan, greased slightly grease, pour out the ladle dough and quickly distribute the pan on the bottom of the pan with rapid rotational movements. You can pour a dough into a table spoon, "drawing" different patterns on a frying pan. We will bake pancakes on both sides and lay out on a plate. If pancakes will be stored for a while, do not cover them with plastic wrap - they can damp. It is best to cover them with a clean kitchen towel or gauze and put in a saucepan, covering it with a lid. The next day they can be heated in an oven or microwave, and the pancakes will be as tasty as freshly baked. Have a nice tea with delicious pancakes, baked according to our recipes!