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Red Velvet If You Zzzzzzz

Posted March 7, 2012 by Mary Kong-DeVito in The Loving Spoonful
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here are few joys in this world more lusciously fun than red velvet cake. That bright, happy shade of scarlet, the subtle chocolate flavor, and that buttery cream cheese frosting.

I was you were just waiting for an excuse to order Red Velvet Buttermilk Pancakes ($8) for breakfast.  Now that Founding Farmers is open Monday through Friday at 7 am, I you can.

This very thinly disguised dessert is the breakfast of champions because you’d have to be one to polish off an order of these fluffy, griddled cakes.  Don’t let the photo fool you.  They come three to an order and are almost 8″ in diameter.

The bright color is deceptive as well, as these flapjacks are only subtly sweet, yet very buttery, tasting more like buttermilk pancake than diet buster.  Most of the sweetness comes from the cream cheese butter, which you can monitor but may choose not to.  You won’t have a problem with that, do you?

Founding Farmers
1924 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20006
202.822.8783


About the Author

Mary Kong-DeVito

Mary grew up in New York where the food-centric city and her family's restaurants were literally her playground. Instead of eating dirt, she ate duck blood and rotten eggs. You never know what you'll find on the sidewalks.Mary is a veteran of the hospitality industry who's worked with numerous celebrities such as Barbra Streisand, Patrick Ewing, Vanessa Williams, Michael Stipe and Jane Krakowski. Her writing has appeared in DC Modern Luxury, Washington Post Express, Eater, Scoutmob, Washington Flyer and Washington City Paper.She eats "normal" stuff too, like cheeseburgers. Kangaroo cheeseburgers.