Try this recipe for Rosa Parks’ Featherlite Pancakes

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In 2015 the Library of Congress received and began cataloging the papers of civil rights icon Rosa Parks. Along with a 1957 poll tax receipt, postcards from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and documents related to the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the collection yielded a recipe, written on the back of an envelope, for peanut butter pancakes.

Rosa Parks’ Featherlite Pancakes

1 cup flour
2 tablespoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar
1 egg
1¼ cups milk
⅓ cup peanut butter 
1 tablespoon shortening (melted) or oil 

Over a mixing bowl, sift together dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, whisk egg before adding milk, peanut butter and shortening or oil. Add the dry ingredients to the egg mixture, and stir to blend. 

Cook pancakes on buttered griddle at medium-high heat (275°).

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