Belgian pancake recipe with beer?


I’m looking for a belgian pancake recipe. My grandmother used to make these pancakes for us growing up and I didn’t get the recipe! My grandpa used to add a can of beer to the batter for the yeast?

Can anybody help? :confused:


I googled “pancakes beer”, this was the first recipe that came up, there were others out there too… even a suggestion to use pancake mix and simply substitute beer for water…


*]1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
*]1/4 cup white sugar
*]3/4 teaspoon baking powder
*]1/2 teaspoon salt
*]1 egg, beaten
*]1 cup beer
*]2 tablespoons butter, melted[/LIST]DIRECTIONS

*]In a large bowl, stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Pour in the egg, beer and melted butter; stir with a whisk just until blended - a few lumps are okay.
*]Heat a skillet or griddle over medium heat. Coat with vegetable oil or cooking spray. Spoon about 1/4 cup of batter onto the hot surface for each pancake. When bubbles appear on top of the pancakes, flip, and cook until browned on the other side.[/LIST]


Don’t know about Belgian pancakes, but there are books of recipes calling for beer as levening. Beer-batter biscuits are great for breakfast.
I have a recipe for José Cuervo Christmas Cookies, but the frequent checking of one of the contents tends to cause amnesia:whistle: .


Plenty of beer-bread recipes on the net as well - one of the easiest ways to home-make bread that I’ve ever seen (none of the rising and punching down and rising again palaver). And delish!

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