Pretzel Pancakes with White Chocolate and Caramel Sauces

Pretzel Pancakes with White Chocolate and Caramel Sauces

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    pancakes


Ingredients

  • ½

    cup crushed pretzels, divided

  • ¾

    cup flour

  • 1

    tbsp sugar

  • 1

    tsp baking powder

  • ½

    tsp kosher salt

  • 1

    egg, separated

  • ¾

    cup milk

  • ¼

    cup buttermilk

  • vegetable oil

  • CARAMEL SAUCE:

  • ½

    cup packed light brown sugar

  • 2

    tbsp water

  • ½

    cup heavy cream

  • 1

    tbsp unsalted butter

  • WHITE CHOCOLATE SAUCE:

  • 1

    cup heavy cream

  • 2

    egg yolks, beaten

  • 4

    oz white chocolate, finely chopped

Directions

Whisk together 1/4 cup crushed pretzels, flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a bowl; set aside. Using a hand mixer on medium speed, whip egg white in a bowl to soft peaks; set aside. Whisk together egg yolk, milk, and buttermilk in a bowl until frothy. Stir into dry ingredients only until ingredients are moistened. Let batter stand for 10 minutes. Fold in whipped egg white, stopping when thin, white streaks still remain in the batter. Heat a griddle or nonstick skillet over medium heat. Brush griddle with a thin layer of oil. For each pancake, pour a scant 1/3-1/2 cup batter onto the griddle; sprinkle each pancake with some of the remaining crushed pretzels. Cook until bubbles form on surface of pancakes, about 2 minutes. Flip pancakes; cook until golden, about 2 minutes more. CARAMEL SAUCE: Boil brown sugar and water in a small saucepan, 5 minutes, gently swirling occasionally to prevent scorching. Whisk in cream. Boil mixture 2 minutes more, then whisk in butter until melted. Set caramel sauce aside; keep it warm. WHITE CHOCOLATE SAUCE: Bring cream to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat. Whisk a little of the hot cream into the egg yolks, then return yolk mixture to simmering cream. Continue cooking and whisking until sauce thickens and coats the back of a spoon. remove sauce from hear. Stir in white chocolate until melted. Set white chocolate sauce aside; keep it warm.


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