Research is one of my favorite things, and if one applies the methods of deductive reasoning, by comparing all known or relevant information, is one of the best ways to make an informed decision. Applying this theory when deciding which pancake recipe to make for example, compiling some of the most trusted recipe providers in one place, seems to be a good way of putting this method to the test.
For this exercise, five popular ‘recipe giants’ have been included:
- Genius Kitchen;
- All Recipes;
- The Spruce;
- BBC Food; and
- The Food Network.
Each recipe is divided into two sections, preparation time/yield and ingredients.
|Preparation Time||30 minutes||20 minutes||30 minutes||less than 30 minutes||n/a|
|Yield||8 large pancakes||8 servings||6 servings||serves 4||6 to 8 pancakes|
|Flour||1 1/2 cups||1 1/2 cups||260 grams||200g/7oz||1 1/2 cups|
|Milk||1 1⁄4 - 1 1⁄2 cups||1 1/4 cups||2 cups||350 - 400ml/12 - 14fl oz||1 cup plus 2 tablespoons|
|Sugar||2 tablespoons||1 tablespoon||2 tablespoons||n/a||3 tablespoons|
|Salt||1⁄2 teaspoon||1 teaspoon||1 teaspoon||1 pinch||1/2 teaspoon|
|Baking Soda||1⁄2 teaspoon||n/a||n/a||n/a||1/4 teaspoon|
|Baking Powder||2 teaspoons||3 1/2 teaspoons||2 tablespoons||n/a||1 1/2 teaspoons|
|Vegetable Oil||2 tablespoons||n/a||n/a||1 tablespoon||n/a|
|Butter||n/a||3 tablespoons||n/a||n/a||4 tablespoons|
|Vanilla Essence||1 teaspoon (optional)||n/a||1 teaspoon||n/a||n/a|
The Directions ...
Now that one can see the different preparation times, yields and ingredients, choose which recipe you prefer and enjoy!
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