Apr 22, 2024 - News

🥞 Pancakes for Passover and beyond

Woman with pancakes

Ina Pinkney shows her matzo meal pancakes for Passover. Photo: Courtesy of Ina Pinkney

While Pinkney was on the phone with us, she shared some hot tips on pancakes and Passover.

The latest: The Breakfast Queen's lighter-than-air Heavenly Hots pancakes that disappeared when she retired in 2013 have risen again at Schmaltz Deli in Lisle.

  • To celebrate, Pinkney will be working the room at the DuPage County restaurant from 9am to 1pm on May 5.
  • "I have so many of my old customers who live in the suburbs," she says. "I can't wait to see them."

Yes but: Leavened breads like the Heavenly Hots will be verboten for many during Passover starting tonight.

  • So Pinkney shared another recipe: matzo meal pancakes.

What she's saying: "This was my go-to when I would come home from the restaurant exhausted and hungry," she says. "It was the ultimate comfort food."

The recipe


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