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Union Pacific Apple Pancakes


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon melted butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups homemade applesauce


  1. Sift flour, salt and baking powder.
  2. Combine butter, milk and egg. Stir into flour. Add vanilla extract and applesauce. Beat well.
  3. Spoon batter onto a hot, well greased griddle, allowing enough batter to make 4-inch cakes. When edges are lightly browned, turn and cook on second side.
  4. Serve hot with maple syrup or apple jelly and lots of butter.

Yield: 6 servings

Source: The Union Pacific System, 150 Recipes for Apple Dishes, 1910, Eugene Register Guard

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