SO SORRY for the ridiculously long hiatus! I should probably “officially” state on the blog that we are expecting a little girl, due in December 🙂 so between that and a variety of other things going on, I’ve either not been cooking as much or forgotten to photograph what I do make.
As far as symptoms go, I’ve really had a pretty easy time of it. Nothing too exciting to speak of… although my nesting instinct did kick in last week and I decided it was high time I remodel the bathroom, beginning with the flooring. Yes, there is a nursery that could have been worked on, but why work on the nursery when you could remodel the bathroom? My thoughts exactly. So I will post before-and-after photos of that when it’s finished. Should be fun.
I don’t want to leave you without a recipe since I’ve neglected you for so long already, so hopefully you’ll enjoy this one. If you’re looking for a heartier pancake that has some nice texture and is super yummy, give these Golden Oat Pancakes a try. I originally got the recipe from Apartment Therapy’s The Kitchn, and I have made it many many times since then. If you want to go the even-healthier route, you can pick up some white whole wheat flour (I use King Arthur) and use that in place of white flour… but if that doesn’t float your boat, white flour works just fine.
Occasionally I’ve had a little trouble getting the middles of these fully cooked, since they tend to be pretty thick – but just be sure to keep them cooking long enough or add a splash more liquid to the batter. The photos with the original recipe don’t look as thick as mine, so I’m not sure what the difference is.
Golden Oat Pancakes (Recipe found here)
- 1 1/3 cups milk
- 1 cup rolled old fashioned oats (I use quick cooking oats)
- 2 eggs
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 2/3 cup flour
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
Combine milk and oats and let stand five minutes. Beat the eggs lightly in a separate bowl then add along with the oil. Combine flour, powder, sugar and salt and stir into oat mixture. Let sit for about five more minutes or until slightly bubbly. Pour onto a hot griddle, or nonstick pan; flip when bubbles form and the edges are beginning to look dry.