Creme Fraiche Pancakes

With creme fraiche as their central ingredient, these rich pancakes are perfect for a special brunch or celebratory breakfast.


4 eggs
1-3/4 cups creme fraiche
1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon butter, for cooking
Garnish: Pineapple-Ginger or Fig-Walnut Toppings


Beat eggs lightly in a medium-size bowl; gently whisk in creme fraiche. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add creme fraiche mixture to dry ingredients and whisk until just combined.

Heat a lightly buttered griddle or heavy skillet over moderately high heat. Ladle in batter, ⅛ cup at a time. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, until bubbles appear on the surface. Flip pancakes and cook 1 to 2 minutes longer. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve with either the Pineapple-Ginger or Fig-Walnut Topping.

Cooking & Recipes


22 pancakes

Preparation Time: 

20 minutes

Start to Finish Time: 

20 minutes

Preparation Method

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