Double Chocolate Pancakes with Salted Caramel Syrup

Who needs maple syrup when you have salted caramel sauce for your chocolate pancakes.

TOTAL TIME: 1 hr 30 min
Prep: 45 min
Inactive Prep: 15 min
Cook: 30 min
 
YIELD: 12 to 15 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon instant espresso powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 3 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
  • Clarified butter, for cooking
  • Salted Caramel Syrup, recipe follows
  • Confectioners' sugar, for garnish
  • Fresh mint leaves, for garnish
SALTED CARAMEL SYRUP:
recipe tools
  • COMMENT ON THIS PROJECT

        

    Sign in

    All fields are required.

    E-mail Address:

    Password:

    Remember me on this computer

    Signing in

    Please enter your email address and we will send your password

    E-mail Address

    Your password has been sent and should arrive in your mailbox very soon.

    Not a member?

    Sign up for My Cooking Channel to share photos, show off your style, and connect to an enthusiastic and helpful community.

    It's free and easy.

  • Print Recipe

Directions

Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F.

In a small bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla and eggs until smooth. In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the flour, cocoa, baking powder, espresso powder and salt. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and whisk until just combined. Fold in the chopped chocolate, cover and let rest for 15 minutes.

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Heat a large nonstick saute pan or cast-iron griddle over medium heat and brush with clarified butter. Once the butter begins to shimmer, drop 1/4 cup of the batter per pancake onto the hot pan. Cook until bubbles start to form, about 2 minutes. Flip and cook another 1 to 2 minutes. Place the pancakes in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet and keep warm in the oven until ready to serve.

Serve with the Salted Caramel Syrup; garnish with confectioners' sugar and fresh mint.

Combine the sugar and 1/4 cup water in a medium saucepan over high heat. Cook, without stirring or touching, until the sugar turns a deep amber color, 8 to 10 minutes. Slowly whisk in the warm cream and continue cooking until smooth and the mixture emulsifies, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the butter and salt. Cover and keep warm.

COMMENT ON THIS PROJECT

    

Sign in

All fields are required.

E-mail Address:

Password:

Remember me on this computer

Signing in

Please enter your email address and we will send your password

E-mail Address

Your password has been sent and should arrive in your mailbox very soon.

Not a member?

Sign up for My Cooking Channel to share photos, show off your style, and connect to an enthusiastic and helpful community.

It's free and easy.

Review This Recipe

You must be logged in to review this recipe.

Advertisement

On TV

*ALL TIMES EASTERN
ON AIR
NOW
TONIGHT
10:00
PM

what's hot

Carnival Eats

Get Cooking Channel on your TV.