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Oatmeal Raisin Pancakes
By Chef David Burke

Makes 9 pancakes

1 3/4 cups oats
2 cups buttermilk

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
Pinch salt
2 eggs
1/2 stick melted butter
1/3 cup raisins

1- In a large bowl, soak oats in buttermilk for two hours or overnight.
2- Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon, and salt in a separate large bowl. Sift.
3- Make a well in the dry ingredient mixture. Pour the soaked oats into the middle. Mix well.
4- Slowly add melted butter to combine well with the batter.
5- Add raisins.
6- Rest the batter for 1 hour before cooking. Cook the pancake batter over high-heat, flipping when the spatula easily slides underneath each pancake and the surface is golden brown. Serve.

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