Winter Brunch Orange Spiced Pancakes RecipeSunday, January 31, 2016
Update: This post originally ran February 8th, 2015. I have been making these lately and decided to update the photography and tweak the recipe just a tad.
Last week, we discussed how cinnamon sweeps away the winter blues in a swift hush from the corners of the earth. Today, we are using cinnamon yet again, but this time in a pancake breakfast where a flourish of juicy oranges takes center stage.
Pancakes are one of those decadent breakfast perfect for
I don't know when that changed. I think it was when a roommate from college made blueberry pancakes during a winter storm. Heh, maybe that is why I always want pancakes when it snows, but back to the point: pancakes are a real treat. One day, thanks to my produce co-op, I found myself with a few too many oranges and a huge craving for spiced pancakes.
What is a girl to do but indulge in all of the above? Hence, this recipe was born. If you ever doubted cinnamon and oranges are a delicious combo, chuck those ideas right out the window, because I am about to prove you wrong.
Fancy Orange Spiced Pancakes
- 2 1/2 cups white whole wheat flour
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 2 large eggs
- 2 cups milk
- zest of one orange
- 3/4 cups fresh squeezed orange juice
- 10 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
- Oil for frying