Mhm a moist and rich plate of freshly fried golden pancakes to kick start the day. Sounds like a Food Elysium, doesn’t it? Yet, as we all know it, we don’t have to die to indulge such utopian joys on earth, we just need a stove a couple of basic cooking utensils, some flour, eggs, butter and sugar. Mix it, pour it, listen to the sizzle in the pan, done! But what if we need a pancake change and what if we don’t want to part from our beloved pancakes in the mornings? Sounds as if we need a pancake twist, something to enrich our pancakes with and maybe turn them into a healthier breakfast treat. How about some protein rich Cottage Cheese addition? A simple change in your pancake can turn it into a healthy morning treat, and the Cottage Cheese Pancake will nourish your needs and give your body the energy that you need to cope with the busy day.
Paneer is a plain nearly tasteless Cottage Cheese that originated in the Indian Subcontinent. Over the past few months I have witnessed a surge of Western recipes that call for the humble Indian cottage Cheese in the ingredients list. This is not a coincidence, in fact the Indian Cottage cheese has become a popular ingredient simply because it is so versatile. We shouldn’t forget too that the fresh cheese is considered a healthy foods. Now that should motivate you and your peers at home to utilize it more in the daily menu plan. Therefore I have been busy creating a few Paneer inspired dishes, so to infect you as well with my paneer fixation. I have been already efficient in the last weeks with a few recipes such as the Ham and Cheese Crescents & the Foil Wrapped Potatoes and Cream Cheese topping. Of course I am planning to come up with some more recipes with paneer in the future. If you have any suggestions, please feel free to leave them underneath in the comment section.
The Cottage Cheese pancake isn’t much different to a plain pancake in the preparation. When you plan adding this ingredient I would suggest to use a moist and fresh variation. Of course you can always use some frozen cottage cheese but that might alter the taste and texture a bit. In this recipe I took the freedom to blend the cottage cheese with some milk, I wanted a smooth paste like consistency without any bits and pieces. Further, I chose to throw in some homemade Vanilla Sugar. The vanilla flavored sugar gave the Cottage cheese pancakes another flavor dimension and enriched it with pure vanilla seeds on top of that.
In case if you don’t know how to make your own Vanilla Sugar, just add some powdered sugar into a higher jar, mix in the scraped vanilla bean seeds and place your opened up vanilla bean in between the powdered sugar. Close the jar and leave it like that for 10 days at least. You might want to shake the jar every now and then so to allow the essence to disperse evenly. That’s all there is to it!
- 150 grams Paneer
- 220 milliliter Milk
- 200 grams White Flour
- 80 grams homemade Vanilla Sugar or 1 Packet (8 grams) store bought Vanilla Sugar
- 2 Eggs
- Butter for frying
- Add the Paneer and around 50 milliliter of the Milk into a blender Jar. Blend it smooth and keep aside.
- Add the flour to a mixing bowl and mix in the Vanilla Sugar as well. Make a well into the center and add in the Cottage cheese mixture and the Eggs. Continue to pour in the remaining Milk as well.
- Mix the whole content to a smooth pastry.
- Heat up a pan, add some butter and pour about one ladle of pastry into the pan. Spread it evenly & quickly and allow it to fry for 2-3 minutes on one side. Flip it and cook it on the other side to a golden brown shade. Do that with the rest of the batter.
- Serve hot with syrups, honey or sweet sauces.
The #Sundaysupper team today is going all cheese, cakes and cheesecakes (sounds like my dream world has come true!). That alone should leave you gasping for words, just imagine the vast cheesy caky world out there. What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of cheese and cakes? Ooey Gooey tantalizing goodness or maybe a certain beloved dish pops into your mind? Anyhow, we don’t lack in inspiration and we have compiled a cheese, cakes and cheesecakes recipe list just for you. Certainly you will find what you are looking and craving for in this mega list. Click on a link and feel free to leave us a comment. We don’t bite and we love to hear from you!
Quick and Easy Homemade Cottage Cheese by The MeltAways
Homemade Velveeta Cheese by Juanitas Cocina
Cheesy Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Parmesan Crisps by BigBearsWife
Irish Cheese Soufflés by girlichef
Paneer Tikka Masala by Kimchi Mom
Tres Fromage by Chattering Kitchen
Creamy Meyer Lemon Pasta with Homemade Ricotta and Broccoli by Girl in the Little Red Kitchen
Ricotta Croquettes by Basic n Delicious
Cheeseburger Soup by Dinners Dishes and Desserts
Cherry Blossom Crescents by The Ninja Baker
Saag Paneer ! Golden Roasted Ricotta In Savory Spinach Sauce by Sues Nutrition Buzz
Sourdough Cheese Crackers by Curious Cuisiniere
Basil Balsamic Strawberries & Whipped Feta Grilled Cheese by Cupcakes and Kale Chips
Lox and Cream Cheese Mini Omelettes by Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
Buffalo Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken by In The Kitchen With K P
Baked Mozzarella Sticks by Mama’s Blissful Bites
Paneer Indian Cottage Cheese Pancake by Masala Herb
Crepes with Strawberry Mascarpone Cream Filling by Sonis Food
Roasted Pears with Pecorino by Happy Baking Days
Pan-Fried Halloumi Cheese Salad by Catholic Foodie
Chevre Torte with Mango and Sweet Pepper Salsa by Noshing with the Nolands
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting by Hezzi D’s Books & Cooks
Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Cake by Gourmet Drizzles
Dairyfree Ice Cream Cake by Galactosemia in PDX
KitKat Chocolate Cake by The Urban Mrs
Old Fashioned Caramel Cake by There and Back Again
Strawberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake by Cripsy Bits n Burnt Ends
Peanut Butter Banana Bundt Cake with Chocolate Chips by Gotta Get Baked
Flourless Chocolate Bean Cake by Vintage Kitchen
Dense Chocolate Cherry Cake by What Smells So Good?
Tequila Lime Cupcakes by Mama, Mommy, Mom
Almond Polenta Cake by Shockingly Delicious
Salmon Cakes by Family Foodie
Banana Split Bundt Cake with Chocolate Glaze by Neighborfood
Kit Kat Cheesecake Brownies by Chocolate Moosey
Reese’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Bundt Cake by Daily Dish Recipes
Nutella Cheesecake Brownies by The Foodie Army Wife
Individual Strawberry and White Chocolate Cheesecakes by Small Wallet Big Appetite
Grasshopper Cheesecake Bars by That Skinny Shick Can Bake
Chocolate Covered Cherry Cheesecake by Magnolia Days
Mini Toddler Cherry Cheesecakes by In the Kitchen with Audrey
Mocha Cheesecake by Lovely Pantry
Lime Cheesecake Bites by Peanut Butter and Peppers
No-Bake Banana Sundae Cheesecake by The Messy Baker
Mini Raspberry Cheesecakes with White Chocolate Crusts by Cupcakes and Pearls
Savory Shrimp Cheesecake with Herbs and Garlic by Food Lust People Love
Cheesecake au Baileys by Baker Street
Tiny Turtle Cheesecakes (No Bake) by Cravings of a Lunatic
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Mini Cheesecakes by Cookistry
Chocolate Cheesecake Bites by Mom, What’s For Dinner?
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