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Cornmeal-Buttermilk Pancake-Wich

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This pancake sandwich has it all - mascarpone, bacon and pancakes. Don't think about it, just try it!
skill level
Easy
time
30-60min
servings
4
cost
$
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This pancake sandwich has it all - mascarpone, bacon and pancakes. Don't think about it, just try it!
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ingredients
  • For the Pancakes:
  • 1 1/2 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 1/2 cup Stone Ground Cornmeal
  • 2 1/2 cup Buttermilk
  • 3 Eggs
  • 4 tablespoons Unsalted Butter (melted and cooled)
  • Oil for cooking
  •   
  • For the Mascarpone Filling:
  • 12 Slices Bacon
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 3 tablespoons Maple Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Heavy Cream (divided into two 1/4 cups)
  • 2 Gelatin Sheets
  • 2 cup Water
  • 1 1/2 cup Mascarpone
  • 3 tablespoons Pecans (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Maple Syrup
kitchenware
step-by-step directions We've Made Cooking As Easy As 1-2-3! printer friendly version 
  • 1
    1 1/2 cup All-Purpose Flour
    3/4 teaspoon Salt
    3 tablespoon Sugar
    1 teaspoon Baking Soda
    1 1/2 cup Stone Ground Cornmeal
    For the Pancakes: Combine first five ingredients and sift into large bowl. Stir in cornmeal.
  • 2
    2 1/2 cup Buttermilk
    3 Eggs
    4 tablespoons Unsalted Butter (melted and cooled)
    Whisk together the buttermilk, eggs and butter in medium bowl. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and whisk until smooth.
  • 3
    Oil for cooking
    Heat griddle or small pan and grease with oil. Pour 1/4 cup of batter onto griddle per pancake. Cook until golden on each side. Rest on rack until ready to assemble sandwiches.
  • 4
      
    For the Mascarpone Filling: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 5
    1 tablespoon Butter
    3 tablespoons Maple Syrup
    1 tablespoon Light Brown Sugar
    Prepare basting mixture.  Melt butter and briefly microwave maple syrup. Whisk together and add light brown sugar.
  • 6
    12 Slices Bacon
    Lay bacon out on racks and brush on basting mixture. Cook bacon for about 20 minutes or until crispy. Brush additional basting mixture onto bacon strips every 5 minutes.
  • 7
       
    When bacon is done cooking and has cooled, chop or crumble into small pieces.
  • 8
    1/2 cup Heavy Cream (divided into two 1/4 cups)
    Heat 1/4 cup of heavy cream. Whip the other 1/4 cup of cream until firm.
  • 9
    2 Gelatin Sheets
    2 cup Water
    Prepare the gelatin. Soak sheets in 2 cups of water to bloom.  Once softened, take out of water and place into hot cream. Stir until dissolved and then strain.
  • 10
       
    Temper the hot cream by stirring in a third of the whipped cream, then add the rest.
  • 11
    1 1/2 cup Mascarpone
    3 tablespoons Pecans (chopped)
    1 tablespoon Maple Syrup
    Fold cream and gelatin mixture into mascarpone very gently. When smooth, fold in chopped pecans, crumbled bacon and maple syrup.
  • 12
      
    To Assemble: Once pancakes have cooled slightly, place one on a plate. Scoop 1-2 big spoonfuls of mascarpone mixture onto pancake and spread into an even layer. Top with another pancake, and finish with another small, round scoop of mascarpone mixture and a swivel of maple syrup.
 
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