"New Style" Pancakes

The publicity department for Aunt Jemima was really working overtime to come up with the idea of equating "a new style show" and evening-wear with pancakes.

Their new idea was "pancakes in modern dress". All that means is they are suggesting that you make the pancake batter in a shaker. You could get the "plastic self-measuring special Aunt Jemima Shaker" for only 25 cents and a box top.

One of their ideas did sound good- Orange juice pancakes. "Now you can drink your orange juice and have it too- in delicate orange-flavored Aunt Jemima Buttermilk Pancakes." All you do is add 2 tablespoons undiluted frozen orange juice concentrate to the basic batter made with 1 cup of mix. They suggest servings them with butter and cinnamon sugar or syrup.

Pizza. I don't know about this idea. I think I have my doubts as to how this would turn out. "A tender, crisp crust is a must for good pizza. It's a snap with Aunt Jemima Pancake Mix." Just put 1-1/2 cups mix in bowl; stir in 1/4 cup melted or liquid shortening with fork. Add 2/3 cup milk, mixing lightly. Form a 12-inch circle on a greased cookie sheet. Bake in 450 degree oven 10 minutes. Filling: Pan-fry 1 lb. pork sausage meat; drain. In some of the dripping brown 3/4 c. chopped onion till transparent. Add 1 can tomato sauce, 1 can tomato paste, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/4 tsp. pepper, 1/4 tsp. oregano and the sausage. Cover and simmer 20 min. Pour over fresh crust; top with 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese. Return to oven till cheese melts. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese. Makes 6 servings.

I think I will stick with just plain pancakes and maple syrup.


Lidian said...

The glam lady in the picture was definitely NOT eating panckaes unlimited!

JerZGirl said...

The pizza crust sounds a little like the kind I used to make with Bisquick, but I cooked mine in an electric frying pan with the toppings already on it. I'm betting that's how they're using the pancake mix. I made dumplings once using pancake mix because we didn't have the Bisquick I thought we had. It worked. Even my mother (RIP) was impressed and asked how I'd made them. Can't remember how now.