3/4 cup rolled oats (quick or old-fashioned) 1–1/2 cups whole milk 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cup oil 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1–1/4 cups sifted flour 2 Tablespoons sugar 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt
Combine oats and milk; let stand for 5 minutes. Mix together eggs, oil, and vanilla. Sift dry ingredients. Add to oat mixture along with eggs/oil/vanilla mixture. Stir only until combined.
Spoon onto hot griddle. Wait until bubbles appear. When undersides are lightly browned, flip hotcakes over and again cook until undersides are browned.
Makes: 12 to 16
From the Journal Gazette