These chocolate pancakes are great for breakfast or dessert.
For the chocolate pancakes:
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
6 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
2 large eggs
3 tablespoons melted unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing pan and buttering pancakes
3/4 cup whole milk
For the chocolate sauce:
1/2 cup whole milk
5 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
In large bowl, sift together flour, cocoa, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. In medium bowl, whisk eggs, melted butter, and milk. Pour liquid ingredients into dry and gently mix until batter is just moistened (there will be some lumps).
Melt small piece of butter in large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Drop 2 heaping tablespoons batter in hot skillet and spread into 2 1/2 inch disc. Space discs 2 inches apart. Cook until bubbles form over entire top, about 30 seconds. Using heatproof, non-stick spatula, carefully flip pancake and continue to cook until done, 15 to 30 seconds more.
In small saucepan, heat milk to just simmering. Add chocolate and whisk until smooth. Whisk in vanilla. Serve over pancakes.
Make sure to use regular cocoa powder in this recipe, not Dutched.
Do not overmix the batter. Avoid making it smooth.
Maple syrup or raspberry preserves are good substitutes for the chocolate sauce.
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|Nutrition Facts (per serving)|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 8g||10%|
|Saturated Fat 4g||21%|
|Total Carbohydrate 22g||8%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||5%|
|Total Sugars 11g|
|Vitamin C 0mg||0%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|