Candlemas Pancake Bouquet
From: Bonne Maman®
Comments: On Candlemas, winter is looses or takes strengh.
On Candlemas, snow is at its height, which means that it often is at this date that it is at its maximum height, at least in the Province of Quebec, Canada.
On Candlemas, the day is 2 hours longer.
On Candlemas, much snow and cold weather.
On Candlemas, the cold hurts.
On Candlemas, deep pains in the middle of the day.
On Candlemas, Quere makes pancakes non-stop.
On Candlemas, Rose will only sense the smell.
If the female wolf lies in the sun on Frebruary 2nd, 6 weeks semafo winter are behind us.
If there is some dew ont Candlemas, winter is at its last hour.
If the candle is nice and clear, winter is behind us, if the sky is clear and nice, we will have more wine than water. [Bordelais]
In Canada ans United States, Candlemas is replace with the day of the groundhog.
Celebrated each year on February 2nd, the 40th day after christmas, Candlemas or rather 'candle' gets its origin from the latin 'Festa Candelarum' or candles feast after a custom made of lighting church candles at midnight symbolizing purification.
  • 1 cup - 1 1/3 teaspoons [130 g] flour
  • 2 teaspoons [10 mL] Rhum
    1 teaspoon [5 mL] vanilla extract
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup + 1/4 cup - 2 teaspooons [300 mL] milk
  • 2 tablespoons [30 g] butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] natural red food coloring
  • Rose extract, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] natural green food coloring
  • Peppermint flavoring, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] Bonne Maman® strawberry jam
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] Bonne Maman® apricot jam
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] Bonne Maman® raspberry jam
  • Sift flour.
  • Into a large bowl, mix together flour, Rhum or vanilla extract, salt and eggs.
  • Slowly mix in milk, then mix in melted butter until smooth, using an electric mixer if needed.
  • Evenly pour pancake mix into 3 separate bowls.
  • Color first pancake mix until pink using natural red food coloring; flavor rose extract.
  • Color second pancake mix with natural green food coloring; flavor with peppermint.
  • Keep remaining pancake mix as is.
  • Cook pancakes, one batch at a time; reserve.
  • Spoon each jam over 1/3rd of pancakes.
  • Roll stuffed pancakes.
  • Arrange filled pancakes upright, as a bouquet, into a clean jar, and serve.