Buttermilk Pancakes

(or Sour Milk Pancakes)

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3 well beaten egg yolks

1 2/3 cups buttermilk and or sour milk

1/4 cup melted butter

1 l/2 cups sifted enriched flour ( l/4 cup could be whole wheat or buckwheat flour to add nutrition and give pancakes more substance

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon sugar

3 egg whites, stiffly beaten

Mix egg yolks, buttermilk, and melted butter.  Stir in sifted dry ingredients and beat until smooth.  Fold in egg whites.  Pour batter onto hot, lightly greased griddle.

Bake on one side until bubbles appear on surface, then turn and bake on other side until lightly browned.  Makes about 24 small griddlecakes.

2 September 2001

(From a cooking brochure without covers and without any clue as to when published or by whom but probably from the 1940's - Mary Auerbach)