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Why pancakes stick and burn while frying: never cook them that way

Kateryna YagovychFood
Pancakes made from dough on water. Source: pexels.com

Perfect pancakes should be thin and golden. But even if you are satisfied with the consistency of the cooked dough, the products can burn and tear during frying. There are several reasons for this phenomenon.

The FoodOboz editorial team will tell you how not to cook pancake dough to make delicious products. For this dish, it is very important to observe the correct proportions.

Why pancakes stick and burn while frying: never cook them that way

You will never be able to make perfect pancakes if you have too much of the two main ingredients in the dough. To make the products elastic, vegetable oil is added to the dough. But an excessive amount of it will cause the dough to burn.

The same goes for sugar. It caramelizes and makes the dough very hard. It also starts to burn.

Why pancakes stick and burn while frying: never cook them that way

The idea of making perfect pancakes on boiling water dough was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Sofia with the nickname cooking_by_sofi_ .

Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 cups of milk
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  • 1.5 cups of flour
  • 3 tbsp. l sugar
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp oil

Method of preparation:

Why pancakes stick and burn while frying: never cook them that way

1. Beat the eggs.

2. Add sugar, salt and a glass of milk.

3. Beat until combined.

Why pancakes stick and burn while frying: never cook them that way

4. Sift the flour in 2-3 stages and mix.

5. Add another 1 cup of milk and oil, mix.

Why pancakes stick and burn while frying: never cook them that way

6. Finally, pour in a glass of boiling water, stirring.

7. Grease the frying pan with oil only for the first time.

8. Filling as desired.

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