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Buttermilk Pancakes with Strawberries and Lime Butter
Serves 4-6

11/2cups all purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups buttermilk
2 large eggs, at room temperature, separated
Fresh strawberries, sliced and confectionery sugar
In a medium bowl combine all dry ingredients and mix. To this add the buttermilk and egg yolks and combine- do not over mix. Batter will be a little lumpy. In another bowl add egg whites. Using an electric mixer, beat egg whites until it is in soft peaks. Fold egg whites with rubber spatula into the batter. Set aside for 20 minutes. Heat a griddle pan and spread 1/4 cup of batter for each cake, Cook two minutes on the first side and flip and cook another minute. Place on baking sheet and keep warm in oven until all cakes are made and ready to serve. Serve with sliced strawberries, confectionery sugar and lime butter.

Lime Butter

1 stick unsalted butter, softened
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon lime zest
To butter add lime juice and zest and combine well.  Keep in refrigerator until ready to use.