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These Two Surprising Ingredients Make Super-Tall Pancakes - Food News

These Two Surprising Ingredients Make Super-Tall Pancakes - Food News
From The Kitchn - November 14, 2017

There are a million ways to make a stack of gorgeous pancakes. You can make them with buttermilk, cornmeal, sweet potatoes, ricotta, and even cream cheese. And then, of course, there's the controversial two-ingredient pancake that's made from just banana and eggs. There's so many variations that it begs the question: What exactly does constitute as a pancake? If the ingredients do not matter, is it how the pancakes look? Do pancakes need to be dense, flat, and round? A new technique floating around the internet suggests otherwise.

Recently on Twitter @majyokkorei shared a recipe for sky-high pancakes, and the internet kind of lost its mind about the whole thing. A rough translation of the recipe is as follows:

That's rightthe pancakes are made with seltzer and mayonnaise! Seltzer feels slightly more understandable (it also makes great scrambled eggs!), but the mayonnaise part is making some folks a little squeamish. What's hard to remember is that mayo is really just eggs and oil, both of which are ingredients in most pancakes! @majyokkorei received a ton of replies on his Tweet, where many people posted photos of their attempts at the recipe. Some had better luck than others.

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