10 Pancakes in SE Minnesota You Didn't Know You Need Right Now

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In this story, I hope to accomplish two things. a) Get you to try some places you may never have thought of (or heard of) for pancakes here in SE Minnesota. And ii) get you to try making the Queen's Pancakes. That's right, QE 2 herself, Betsy's Pancakes.

Scroll down for the 10 pancakes you didn't know you needed to try something new this weekend, but scroll not much for the Queen's Deliciousness in Roundish Form!

Queen Elizabeth IIs Pancake Recipe

Note: She calls 'em scones, but apparently, that's pancakes to us.

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Ingredients

4 teacups flour (teacup is about 3/4 cup)
4 tablespoons caster sugar (or granulated sugar)
2 teacups milk
2 whole eggs
2 teaspoons bicarbonate soda (or baking soda)
3 teaspoons cream of tartar
2 tablespoons melted butter

Directions

"Beat eggs, sugar, and about half the milk together, add flour, and mix well together, adding remainder of milk as required, also bicarbonate and cream of tartar, fold in the melted butter." (Source)

That's it. You're on your own for the rest. What's that? You don't know how to do the rest? Well, you'll have to Google it, the Queen can't do everything for you, darling.

If you do try it, please, let me know how it goes! The email address is down there after the gallery and such.

10 SE Minnesota Pancakes You Didn't Know You Needed to Try

Everyone knows the big ones, the Perkins, the Denny's, the Canadian Honker, Grandmas...but how 'bout some batter from off the beaten path? Try 'em out and let me know what you think here: james.rabe@townsquaremedia.com
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As always, if you have a comment, complaint, or concern about something I wrote here, please let me know: james.rabe@townsquaremedia.com

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