Who has never tasted a wonderful occasion pancake ? Also known with the names of pancaque or pancake , is as you surely know in a flat and round bread, usually sweet made traditionally based on milk, flour, eggs, butter, yeast, sugar and a pinch of salt. It is also common to elaborate them by adding some spice or essence, highlighting especially the presence of cinnamon as a flavoring.
In fact, depending on the country where we are, they tend to be accompanied by one or another ingredient. For example, in the United States and Canada, pancakes coated with maple syrup are common, while in our country it is more common to consume them with cream or jam.
It is usually confused with crepes, although in fact the pancakes are characterized by having a smaller diameter, it is made with yeast and it is also cooked over medium heat until it is completely browned.
They are ideal for eating at any time of the day, and although they are commonly considered a sugary dessert, they can become a healthy and nutritious dish, ideal for breakfast, especially when they are made with more natural ingredients and avoid use of sugar as a sweetener.
As the pancakes oats about whose recipe we speak to you on this occasion. It is so easy to make and so delicious that you will surely be encouraged to prepare it for your breakfast.
Oat pancake recipe
Ingredients you need:
- 50 gr. of oatmeal
- 6 egg whites
- Agave syrup (to taste)
- Ground cinnamon
- Extra virgin olive oil
- As an accompaniment: fresh natural fruit, honey, fruit jam or agave syrup.
Preparation of oat pancakes:
First place the sifted oatmeal in a large bowl. Separate the egg yolks from the whites and beat the whites a little in a separate bowl. Add the whipped egg whites to the bowl of sifted oatmeal. Add a little agave syrup to sweeten and mix everything well, beating carefully.
While preparing the mixture, put in a pan a few drops of extra virgin olive oil (to avoid sticking them when cooking them), and put the pan on medium heat.
When the pan is hot pour the mixture to form pancakes. Wait a few minutes until it is done and brown on one side, to turn it carefully with the help of a spatula, and let it be done now on the other side. Then, carefully, place each pancake on a large plate. Repeat the same operation until you have made all the pancakes.
When serving them you can add a little fruit on top, honey, your favorite natural fruit jam or a little more of the same agave syrup.
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