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Red Velvet Pancakes

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What an impressive looking breakfast these red velvet pancakes made and super easy at that! These pancakes where fluffy with that signature light chocolate taste of red velvet cake. The cream cheese glaze topped it all off so nicely.
For pancake
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 3 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Unsweetened cocoa powder 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 1 Medium, lightly beaten
  Buttermilk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Melted butter 4 Tablespoon, divided
  Food color 4 Teaspoon (Red)
For cream cheese glaze
  Cream cheese 2 Ounce, softened
  Powdered sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (or more)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For garnish
  Powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon

1. In a bowl, add flour, sugar, salt, baking powder and cocoa powder. Whisk them well to combine.
2. Make a well in the middle and add the buttermilk, egg and 2 tablespoons melted butter. Continue to whisk till it forms and smooth batter.
3. Add red food color 1 teaspoon at a time and mix well till incorporated and colored evenly.
4. In a large girdle, heat 2 tablespoons butter.
5. Pour ladle full of pancake batter and cook till bubbles appear on the sides.
6. Flip and continue to cook till done. Transfer on a plate.
7. GLAZE: In a bowl, mix cream cheese, powdered sugar, milk and vanilla extract. Beat till smooth and creamy.

8. In a serving platter place 1 pancake. Spread the glaze over it generously.
9. Place another pancake on top of it and spread the glaze.
10. Repeat this for all the pancakes.
11. After placing the last pancake, drizzle the glaze on top as desired.

12. In the serving plate, garnish with powdered sugar and serve the pancakes with milk or orange juice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Frying Pan
Holiday, Gourmet
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
White Wheat Flour
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
If you want to charm your family, try this Red Velvet Pancakes with Cream Cheese Glaze. This is an impressive looking breakfast and is super easy. The chocolate flavor gives it a nice kick and the red color makes it look very attractive. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1773 Calories from Fat 683

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 78 g119.6%

Saturated Fat 44.9 g224.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 379.7 mg126.6%

Sodium 2417.9 mg100.7%

Total Carbohydrates 243 g81.1%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.5%

Sugars 124.4 g

Protein 33 g65.6%

Vitamin A 49.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 126.2% Iron 59%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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