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Whipped egg whites and added leavening make these pancakes extra fluffy, which is Café Kaila's signature style.

Chrissie Kaila Castillo
Recipe by Cooking Light November 2011

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Credit: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

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hands-on:
42 mins
total:
42 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 2 pancakes, about 1/3 cup bananas, and 3 tablespoons sauce)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • To prepare sauce, combine 1/4 cup water, juice, and 1 tablespoon sugar in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and cook until reduced to 2/3 cup (about 6 minutes). Combine cornstarch and remaining 1 teaspoon water in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Stir into juice mixture. Bring to a boil; cook for 1 minute or until slightly thickened, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in butter and 1/2 teaspoon orange rind. Keep warm.

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  • To prepare pancakes, weigh or lightly spoon flours into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine flours, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl; stir with a whisk. Combine buttermilk and next 3 ingredients (through egg yolk) in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add the milk mixture to flour mixture, stirring with a whisk (batter will be thick). Place egg whites in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until soft peaks form. Add 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Gently stir one-fourth of egg white mixture into batter. Gently fold in the remaining egg white mixture. Gently stir in sparkling water.

  • Pour about 1/4 cup batter per pancake onto a hot nonstick griddle or nonstick skillet, and spread gently with a spatula. Cook for 2 minutes or until tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked. Carefully turn pancakes over; cook 2 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Top with bananas. Serve with sauce.

Source

Café Kaila, Honolulu

Nutrition Facts

349 calories; fat 5g; saturated fat 2.4g; mono fat 1.4g; poly fat 0.6g; protein 11.1g; carbohydrates 67.5g; fiber 5.4g; cholesterol 60mg; iron 2.5mg; sodium 340mg; calcium 157mg.
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