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Mar 12, 2005 05:35 PM

Cottage cheese pancakes?

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Can you make them with pancake mix? Anyone have a good recipe?

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  1. Why of why would you bother with the pancakes mix?

    There is a recipe on for cottage cheese pancakes and probably on epicurious

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    1. re: summertime

      "bother with" pancake mix? Huh? And if she wanted the epicurious recipe, she would have gone there, not asked here.

      1. re: jake

        Ummm, I have pancake mix, so I asked. And as for asking for recipes, of course I can look them up, but I like to hear about what other people have cooked and enjoyed enough to recommend.

        1. re: jake

          Well, you see, the person that attempts to use a pancake mix in my view may well have never heard of epicurious. It displays a certain un-chowishness.

          1. re: summertime

            UNchowishness? Please! Williams-Sonoma has some good pancake mixes, as does Esther's. No room for mounting a high-horse at Chowhound!

            1. re: jill

              Esther's pancake mixes? Can't find them on the web.

      2. Here's an easy recipe I make a lot:

        Cottage Cheese Pancakes:
        1 lb. cottage cheese (any kind)
        3 eggs
        1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
        1 cup flour
        1/4 - 1/3 cup sugar
        1 tsp. vanilla
        1/4 - 1/2 cup milk

        Mix cottage cheese, vanilla and eggs in a food processor until smooth and all lumps are gone. Add baking powder and sugar, mix, and add flour. Mix just until blended. Add milk to thin, starting with 1/4 cup. The consistency should be slightly thinner than sour cream.

        Cook on a buttered griddle until done on both sides.
        You can also add blueberries, etc. to the batter after the flour is added. These are great with blackberry jam, as well as maple syrup.

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        1. Ok, so I have to ask... why cottage cheese pancakes? Please clue me in to what I am missing - always love a good pancake :)

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          1. re: epoisse

            I have a cousin who used to make them, but I never found out just how. They're apparently too plain or something to have made it into any of my cookbooks.

            1. re: epoisse

              I believe these may be derived from recipes for ricotta cheese pancakes, which are wonderful but I
              don't have a recipe. The ricotta has a finer grain and taste than cottage cheese, but you can probably substitute if you want. Look on Epicurious or Google for ricotta recipes.

            2. Joy of Cooking has a recipe that I'm made a number of times. Good change from "regular" pancakes.

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              1. re: Liz K

                Yes, we make the ones from JOC a lot in our house, they're really good, fluffier than regular pancakes.

              2. Despite what I think of Martha Stewart, she has a recipe for orange-ricotta pancakes that are so easy and so outrageously delicious. Try them!