Ep. 150 – pancakes with chocolate chips and orange sauce and liqueur

I admit, I also tried this version of pancakes, but the classic ones still seem better to me (see more ideas here). 🙂 The sauce instead is worth trying with ice cream. 😀

It’s a recipe from Gordon Ramsay, which was the suggestion of the month at #cookingbookclub and sounded great in theory. In practice, we will get some American pancakes – with baking powder in the batter – to try once in a lifetime. 🙂

The dough is made of 2/3 cup flour, 1 teaspoon baking powder (I put less), a pinch of salt, 2/3 cup milk, 2 large eggs separated egg white from egg yolk, 1/4 cold water. The yolks are mixed with milk, water and dry ingredients so that they do not remain lumpy; at the end, add the beaten egg whites separately. A slightly thicker dough comes out.

This dough should be enough for 5-6 people, like two per person.

Fry in a pan with a little butter or oil; when you pour them, add chocolate chips (1/2 cup in total). I just put a few.

Separately, we prepare the orange and liqueur sauce, which, surprisingly, is chocolate sauce. :)))) 1/3 cup chocolate chips, 1/2 cup liquid cream, 2 tablespoons sugar melt over very low heat, finally add 2 tablespoons of orange juice and a tablespoon of Grand Marnier / Cointreau.

The pancakes are arranged on plates, decorated with a slice of orange and sauce on top. Mine are a couple of different ones, as you can see from the pictures. 😀 (Did you notice that they are hearts, yes? :))))))

Happy Valentine, with a lot of socially distant love! 😛 And if you make pancakes, send pictures. :)))))

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