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Can you make crepes/pancakes on a stainless steel pan without oil or butter so that it doesn't stick?

Can you make crepes/pancakes (and other pourable batter flatbreads) on a stainless steel pan without oil or butter so that it doesn't stick? Assuming the batter itself has no oil or added fat.
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Taiyaki not forming correctly

I've been practicing making Taiyaki and my recipe seems to work. But I recently changed it a bit to make the batter chocolate flavored. Here's the recipe I used: 60g All purpose flour 55g Sweet ...
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Struggling to make vegetarian souffle pancakes with whey protein

So,I have been trying to use whey protein 80 percent concentration to make a souffle pancake. I want to replace the egg whites with whey protein concentrate. I tried but the mixture won't whip,my ...
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Will ultrapasterized milk curdle?

Normally (e.g. here) the recipe for oladyi (thick palm-sized pancakes) requires kefir, a fermented milk drink similar to a thin yoghurt or ayran. There is one well-tested recipe that uses milk with ...
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How to make Luxury White Pancakes [duplicate]

Please HELP! I have a burning desire to know how luxury breakfast restaurants (I'm talking like expensive yuppy brunch places like Waldorf Astoria hotel and Sweet Maple in San Fransisco) make their ...
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Do blini have to be thin?

In case you're wondering, Blin (or Блин) is just Pancake in Russian. It was given by my favorite YouTuber that these pancakes have to be thin to be a proper blin. Is this true?
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how to not get burned keto flour pancakes?

I make keto pancakes out of a bought keto flour pancake mix (almond flour and cassava and coconut flours are main components). I mix these with either water or whole milk, making not too thick mixture,...
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Why did the apple skins turn blue/purple-ish in my apple pancakes the next day?

Yesterday for dinner I made apple pancakes. I cut the apple into small pieces (with the skin on) and just put it into my pancakes batter. The skin was dark red. After cooking it, everything was ...
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Malt barley powder: pancake killer?

I got some barley malt powder at H Mart https://hmart.co.uk/shop/en/pan-frying-powder/4496-tureban-dry-malt-barley-powder-400g-8804129001021.html and tried using it in pancakes. The pancakes stay ...
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What purpose does adding oil/butter to thin pancake batter serve?

While I understand that adding melted butter or oil to thick, American-style pancakes improves the texture/crumb of the pancake, I have been wondering what the impact is on thin pancakes. Here are ...
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What to be mindful of with cake flour

I substituted cake flour for AP FLOUR in my pancake recipe. Do I need to reduce the liquid ingredients as compared to AP flour? My batter seemed runnier and therefore pancakes were flatter—but also ...
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What is fine semolina? (For baghrir recipe)

Background: I would like to cook baghrir. There are many recipes, all very similar: put fine semolina, warm water, yeast, sugar, salt in a blender and blend it for a few minutes, in the end it should ...
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What to use to separate layers of dough?

I want to bake pancakes in glass bowl in microwave, some kind of thick pancakes, but want to do it faster. Instead of making one pancake at a time it would be faster to bake them all at once stacked ...
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Is it better to freeze crepe batter or cooked crepes?

I sometimes make crepe pancakes with the following recipe: 200g of flour, 350ml of milk, 2 eggs and a table spoon of vegetable oil. I was wondering whether it was better to store the crepe batter in ...
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How can I make moong dal crepe crispy?

I'm making a north Indian snack for my toddler, he likes crispy textures. Moong dal ground with water, added chopped onion and cilantro. The batter was thin like a crepe batter and cooked in frying ...
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Making Thai Khanom Tang Teak (ขนม ถัง แตก)

I desire to make Thai Khanom Tang Teak (in standard Thai: ขนม ถัง แตก); It is a pancake-like dish made from a batter with the following recipe: About one cup of White Rice flour About 2 cups of Sugar ...
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Oatmeal pancake deflates

My wife's diet breakfast includes a pancake made only with: one egg; one spoonful of oat flour. I also add two spoonful of water. I have tried different procedures to make it the best possible. The ...
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Lumps in pancake batter

It seems pretty well understood that you shouldn't stir pancake batter until there are no lumps, cause that will create a tough batter. I'm curious as to what "lumps" exactly are. Are they ...
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How do I make a pancake without egg?

I'm trying to make a basic pancake, with traditional texture, fluff, and taste, but without using eggs. Is this possible?
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Chocolate pancakes using melted chocolate

I have a friend who wants to make American-style chocolate pancakes for breakfast in Mother's Day. That's alright and there are plenty of recipes laying around, but the thing is she would like to use ...
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American pancakes: Why not substitute some wheat flour for starch?

please bear with me: I've only eaten pancakes once (not even in the US), so I might not know how real American pancakes taste like. In pancake recipes the mantra seems to be not to over-mix the ...
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Why do my pancakes fizz?

TL;DR: Usual pancake (French-style crepe) mixture causes separation of the mixture in the blender and fizzes when fried resulting in very poor quality pancakes which burn easily. The last couple of ...
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What can replace milk, for vegan pancakes without eggs?

Please see the question in the title. My goal is to make vegan pancakes without: eggs, milk, any milk alternative that uses Natural Flavours, like soy or coconut milk. I live in Ontario, Canada and ...
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Melted butter or not for pancake batter?

I was making pancakes that called for melted butter in the recipe and when I added cold milk the butter re-solidified. How did that mess up the pancakes? Was the texture more dense and less fluffy? So ...
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Crepe vs Pancake

What is the difference in the mixture for crepes vs pancakes. Every recipe I can find on an english language website, suggests a very similar ratio of flour/eggs/milk, but then end result is ...
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How long can you keep pancake batter in the refrigerator? [duplicate]

How long can you keep pancake batter in the refrigerator ?
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Am i able use overripe bananas in pancakes?

I'm trying to think of a different way to make pancakes and didn't want to throw away a banana I have, that's almost completely brown, but still has a little yellow. I heard you can use overripe ...
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Learning how to cook again, burned cooking oil making pancakes but not sure what it produces?

I've tried to research my problem but for whatever reason either I'm not using the correct terms or getting results that don't match what I think I'm experiencing. I moved into my apartment half a ...
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Baking soda as a substitute for baking powder

I am making a pancake recipe that calls for 2 teaspoons of baking powder, which I do not have. I was wondering if it would be ok to use baking soda as a substitute, and if so, how much would I need ...
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What can I substitute for flour in pancakes?

I don't have flour to make pancakes. Are there ingredients I use as a substitute, or is there a way to make pancakes without flour?
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One Cup in Grams

How much is a cup of milk in grams? Of course I can search google and get it (240gr) but that sounds too much for making pancakes . I don't have a measuring cup and I have to use 1+1/4 cup milk and I ...
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Dutch Baby Disaster!

So I made these Dutch Babies this morning following the New York Times recipe and usually they puff up beautifully but today they didn't and were a disaster. What did I do wrong? I'm thinking to much ...
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Can I still cook this white king hot cake without using any eggs?

So I have a hotcake mix in a box, White King Hotcake Creamy Classic, but I ran out of eggs. It's 1:10 AM here in the Philippines and there are no stores open so I'm asking if I can still cook this ...
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Why arent my pancakes browning correctly?

I am using a cast iron pan and all of my pancakes are coming out like this. I leave them on and they get crispy on the outside and cook through but they do not brown. I tried turning the heat up and ...
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Melting yellow cheese for savory pancakes or crêpes

Due to differences in cultures I will begin with explaining the terms I am going to use: Savoury pancake - It is a normal pancake or a crêpe by US standards, but instead of being eaten with jam or ...
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How can I make my (American style) pancakes light and spongy?

I will be participating at a charity event at the end of this month and I am still not sure about my recipe. I am using a mini pancake griddle to cook the pancakes. My pancakes are ok, but I think ...
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How to make Cafe Gram bouncy pancakes? (Fluffiest pancakes in the world)

I have read this question on making thick and fluffy pancakes but I think that the Japanese Cafe Gram goes beyond the normal "fluffy pancake". See video of the pancake here Cafe Gram Pancakes Are ...
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Swedish/Finnish dinner pancakes

I was reading a Moomin book (Comet in Moominland) recently and there was a part in which Moomintroll and Sniff fry up some pancakes for dinner (40). I don't know if these are normal pancakes or if ...
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Are egg yolks neccessary for proper pancake structure in flourless pancakes?

I have read many great things about the surfacing two-ingredient egg/banana pancake recipes... However, I am a fitness nut and don't want to overdo it on the cholesterol, which is found in the yolk. ...
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Cooking with sourdough starter

I have recently begun a sourdough starter. General advice is to throw away half the starter every few days then feed what remains with additional flour and water. Is there a reason why most ...
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How long can you keep yeasted waffle batter (including eggs/buttermilk) in the refrigerator?

How long can you keep yeasted waffle batter (including eggs/buttermilk) in the refrigerator?
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To what extent are dimpled pans interchangeable?

We recently got a very popular question, What is the function of this shallow, 19-divoted, eared cast iron piece?. It centers on recognizing exactly what type of dimpled pan is on the picture, and it ...
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Mastrad Orka pancake spatula

Where can I purchase the Mastrad Orka pancake spatula? It has a curved silicone blade about 8" long and 1" to 1 1/2" wide with a nice silicone handle. Some websites indicate this item is ...
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What do the base ingredients in pancakes do?

So here are the ingredients for "Dutch" pancakes (which are much like French crepes, quite flat): Flour Milk Eggs Pinch of salt And for more "American" style I guess you also need: Baking powder ...
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How can I improve the texture of my whole grain pancakes?

I've been experimenting for a while with whole grain pancake recipes that I can make in a blender. This is the best variation I've come up with so far: ½ cup hard white wheat 1 cup rolled oats 1 ½ ...
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Should I rest pancake batter?

I read somewhere that pancake batter should rest. This confuses me. On the one hand, mixing the wet ingredients with flour creates gluten. Resting lets the gluten relax, so that I don't get chewy ...
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Why would the first few pancakes come out perfect, but only get worse from there?

I have never been a pro at making pancakes. I tried again yesterday making them, using this recipe: Ingredients 1½ cups flour (375ml) 2 eggs 600ml milk pinch of salt Method Mix all the ingredients ...
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How do you make Hull Hotcakes? [closed]

I am fast going barmy trying to find someone who remembers the Hull Hotcake recipe. This hot cake was very very popular over generations through to the 1960's then seems to have disappeared. It was a ...
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Three day old pancake batter with grey spots

I know from experience and Googling that day-old carrot cake can result in green carrot bits due to oxidation but remains perfectly edible. Has the same thing happened to my pancake batter? Or are ...
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Why do my pancakes taste dry?

I've tried various pancake mixes, and they always taste "healthy" and dry compared with the ones at a good cafe, and I don't mean greasy like iHOP's. What am I missing, fat?
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