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Sunny Pancakes

 Sunny Pancakes
I found this recipe in an old cookbook given to me by my mother-in-law. The light, delicate pancakes have a nice citrus flavor that the tangy orange sauce complements.
4 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons finely grated orange peel
  • ORANGE SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons finely grated orange peel

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first four ingredients. In another bowl,
  • combine the egg, orange juice, milk, oil and orange peel; add to dry
  • ingredients just until moistened. Pour batter by 1/4 cupfuls onto a
  • lightly greased hot griddle. Turn when bubbles form on top; cook
  • until second side is golden brown.
  • For orange sauce, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt in a saucepan.

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Sunny Pancakes (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Stir in the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook and stir
  • for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve warm with pancakes. Yield:
  • 12 pancakes (about 1 cup sauce).
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3 each) equals 495 calories, 18 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 71 mg cholesterol, 922 mg sodium, 77 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 7 g protein.