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Horchata Pancakes Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 1/2 cups horchata
- 1 large egg
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Special equipment needed:
- Non-stick skillet or griddle
- Mixing bowl
- Whisk or fork
- Measuring cups and spoons

Step-by-step instructions:

1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg.

2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the horchata, egg, melted butter, and vanilla extract.

3. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and stir until just combined. Do not overmix.

4. Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat. Once hot, ladle 1/4 cup of batter onto the skillet for each pancake.

5. Cook until bubbles form on the surface of the pancake and the edges start to dry, about 2-3 minutes. Flip and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until golden brown.

6. Repeat with the remaining batter, adding more butter or oil to the skillet as needed.

- Time:
Preparation time: 10 minutes
- Cooking time: 15 minutes
- Skillet or griddle should be heated to medium heat.
Serving size:
- Makes 8-10 pancakes.

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 160
- Fat: 5g
- Carbohydrates: 25g
- Protein: 3g
- Sugar: 7g
- Sodium: 250mg

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Horchata can be substituted with almond milk or regular milk.

- Add chopped nuts or chocolate chips to the batter for added texture and flavor.

Tips and tricks:
- Do not overmix the batter to avoid tough pancakes.
- Use a non-stick skillet or griddle to prevent sticking.
- Keep the cooked pancakes warm in a 200°F oven until ready to serve.

Storage instructions:
- Leftover pancakes can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
- Reheat pancakes in the microwave for 30 seconds or in a toaster oven until warmed through.

Presentation ideas:
- Stack the pancakes on a plate and drizzle with maple syrup or honey.

- Top with whipped cream, fresh fruit, or chopped nuts.

- Serve with a side of bacon or sausage for a savory breakfast.

Suggested side dishes:
- Fresh fruit salad or yogurt parfait.

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the pancakes are too thick, add a splash of milk to thin out the batter.
- If the pancakes are too thin, add a tablespoon of flour at a time until desired consistency is reached.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure to cook the pancakes thoroughly to avoid any risk of foodborne illness.

Food history:
- Horchata is a traditional Mexican drink made from rice, cinnamon, and sugar.

Flavor profiles:
- Horchata pancakes have a sweet and slightly spiced flavor with a creamy texture.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve for breakfast or brunch with your favorite toppings.

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Taste: Sweet, Creamy, Nutty, Cinnamon, Cinnamon-Spiced