Cottage Cheese & Apple Pancakes

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From the Moosewood Cookbook

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 4

Preparation time:
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Ingredients

4 eggs, separated (yolks optional)
1 cup cottage cheese (lowfat ok)
1 cup grated tart apple (packed)
3/4 cup flour
1 to 2 tsp. lemon juice
1 Tbl honey (optional)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
2 to 3 Tbls finely minced walnuts or almonds (optional)
oil or butter for frying

Optional Toppings:
real maple syrup
sour cream or yogurt
Berry sauce

Method

Beat the egg whites until stiff
Combine all other ingredients (except toppings and frying oil), in a medium sized bowl and mix well.
Fold in the egg whites.
Heat oil or melt butter in a skillet.
When it is hot enought to sizzle a drop of batter on contact, add spoonfuls of batter.
Fry on both sides until firm and lightly browned.
Serve right away, topped with syrup, sour cream or yogurt and/or berry sauce.

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