Pancakes are a favourite in the bluebirdcage household. You can always count on them cropping up on weekends, and the occasional lazy-dinner night.
Whoever told you that baking fluffy pancakes is hard, just didn't want to share their dirty little secret - you can do this in under 10 minutes!
Fluffy American Pancakes for One
(makes 3 large pancakes - just the way we southern gals like 'em)
1tsp Baking Soda
1c Milk (I use Soya)
1/3c Berries (this week's choice: blueberries. It's like a flat blueberry muffin!)
In a small bowl, sift together the flour, sugar, salt, and baking soda. Then stir in the milk until the mixture becomes thick and smooth. Finally, gently fold in the berries.
Tip 1/3rd of the mix onto a heated pan (gas mark 6), and let it sit until the cake forms firm bubbles and firm sides - this will take a minute or two. Then flip the cake to cook on its' reverse side for another minute.
Plate up and lather them in butter, maple syrup, powdered sugar, or any other toppings you can think of!