Sunday, March 22, 2009

Sunday Brunch in a Skillet

I got inspired to make an impromptu brunch using a recipe from my new favorite food magazine, Martha Stewart Everyday Food. The section in which I found it listed creative ways to use a skillet--and making an oversized pancake was one such method. The preparation for this dish was super easy and took about 10 minutes, while the entire cooking process took about another 20--so you don't have to invest much time into it.

As I usually do, I changed the recipe a bit and omitted putting butter on top of the pancake. An interesting element that I added were dried cranberries, which I mixed directly into the batter. They gave the pancake some zing and more substance. Also in trying to omit unnecessary calories and fat, I substituted half of the milk with a low-fat version and also decreased the amount of sugar that I sprinkled on top.

The result was excellent and I received big compliments from Dan. This is a dish that will undoubtedly impress your dining companions and it feels like such a treat. It's a big step up from traditional Aunt Jemima pancakes. Go ahead, try it out here.


  1. I love that magazine as well

  2. im intrigued. maybe ill try this.

  3. I'm so glad you tried it! I was wondering how that would turn out when I saw it in the mag. Looks wonderful! Kudos

  4. Thanks Margs - it is so yummy. You have to try it, I think you'd really like it. Maybe something you and grandma could make together?



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