Pancakes Please!

I love pancakes, and once you’ve tried pancakes with fresh strawberries and freshly whipped Chantilly cream, there’s just no going back.

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If you prefer taking the easy route and using a pre-mix, whipping up some Chantilly cream will take you no more than 10 minutes, but if you’re feeling a little adventurous and want to make your pancakes from scratch, here’s a recipe that works for me. Bon appetite! :)

Ingredients :

  • 1½ cups plain flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder (NOT SODA! Orginal recipe uses 3½ teaspoons)
  • ½ teaspoon salt (Original recipe uses 1 teaspoon)
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 11⁄4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled

How to :

  • In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Make a well in the center and pour in the milk, egg and melted butter; mix until smooth.
  • Heat a lightly oiled (I use butter) frying pan over medium high heat.
  • Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, brown on both sides and serve warm.

Tips :

  • Wait till you see bubbles popping in the centre before flipping.
  • Do not pat on your pancakes while cooking!
  • You can whip up a whole batch of Chantilly cream and keep them stored in the freezer, they freeze really well.
  • Sift some icing sugar over your pancakes and strawberries, this will help with sweetening sour berries!

Minions on the loose!

Minion spotted in the garden!

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This is a garden themed pen holder that doubles up as a trinket/jewellery holder I customised for Calista for gifting. Decorated with crochet flowers, a butterfly and a juicy pink strawberry!

A great way to brighten up any office desk or vanity table!

minionholderThe medium sized minion can be ordered (here) and the “Okay? Okay.” earstuds can be ordered (here)

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The Minion is removable to be enjoyed as a plush, so these guys took their turns with garden duty!

I made Carl without a pattern and it took a bit of figuring out but I absolutely love how he turned out! Bee do bee do bee do! (Carl is not for sale though.)
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This owl will be listed for sale separately! Hoot hoot!

PS: I am trying out Shopify’s two week trial since I am unable to manage the current store on Yahoo due to technical incompatibilities, and will update again if that goes well.

If you’d like a custom order of something similar, feel free to drop me an email at jeaninegabrielle@gmail.com as jeanine@jeaninegabrielle.com may possibly be terminated if/when I move over to Shopify. I might be able to reinstate it but you can always reach me on Gmail! :)

Meanwhile, have a great weekend everyone! xx