Gingerbread Pancakes

1 cup all-purpose flour, 1/4 cup yellow cornmeal, 2 Tbl. sugar,1/2 tsp. cinnamon, 3/4 tsp. ground ginger,1/8 tsp. ground cloves, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. baking powder, 1/2 tsp. baking soda, 1/4 cup chopped crystallized ginger (optional), 2 Tbl.vegetable oil, 1/4 molasses, 1 cup buttermilk, 1 large egg lightly beaten.

In large bowl, whisk together the flour, cornmeal, sugar, spices, salt, baking powder, baking soda and crystallized ginger. In a separate bowl mix together the oil, molasses, buttermilk and egg. Add liquids to dry mixture all at once and stir until just combined. Preheat griddle and lightly grease it. Drop 1/4 cup of batter and cook until edges look dry and some bubbles on surface break. Turn over and finish cooking.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 16-20 pancakes
Prep Time: 20 minutes

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Recipe Provided By:
North Lodge on Oakland
Asheville, NC

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