How to Make Beer Pancakes

Reason #57 to love a good brew: The carbonation in beer makes for extra-fluffy flapjacks.
By JoAnn Winberg, Nutritional analysis by Melissa Stoos-Gilroy ,

Beer Pancakes (Justin Bailie)

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons sugar

4 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

12-ounce can of beer (mild lagers are best)

1/4 cup canola oil

At Home

Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a zip-top bag.

In Camp

Place dry ingredients in a medium-size bowl; mix in beer and oil. Heat a lightly greased skillet over medium flame. To make one pancake, spoon three tablespoons of batter onto skillet; cook two to three minutes per side until browned. Note: Substitute root beer for a non-alcoholic breakfast.

Prep time: 5 min

Cook time: 6 min

Price $.53 per serving

Weight: 8 ounces per serving

Serves 3

Calories 547
Fat 19 g
Carbs 74 g
Protein 9 g

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