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Olive Oil Pancakes



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1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tbsp. sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1/4 cup Spanish extra-virgin olive oil, more if necessary
1/3 cup dark chocolate, preferably Spanish, broken into small pieces
1/4 cup honey, preferably Spanish Lemon honey
fresh mint leaves


  1. 1
    Mix the flour, sugar, powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt togehter in a mixing bowl.
  2. 2
    Whisk in the egg, buttermilk, and 2 tablesppons of the olive oil until you have a smooth batter, then stirr in the chocolate pieces.
  3. 3
    Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of the remaining olive oil in a medium sauté pan over medium low heat.
  4. 4
    Ladle 1/4 cup of the pancake mixture into the pan and cook until golden brown.
  5. 5
    Flip the pancake with a spatula and cook until golden brown on the second side.
  6. 6
    Transfer the pancake to a warm oven. Repeat with the remaining batter, adding more olive oil to the pan as needed.
  7. 7
    To serve, drizzle the pancakes with honey and garnish with mint.

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