Substituting soy milk for regular (cow) milk in crepes/pancakes

  • Substituting soy milk for regular (cow) milk in crepes/pancakes anon

    I normally make my Swedish pancakes with soy milk because my SO has a dairy sensitivity. But today I used cow's milk, and I noticed that my pancakes seemed to brown a lot faster than they usually do, resulting in an unattractive dark brown shade.

    Is there anything to this, or was I imagining things?

    (I checked out this question, which pertains to baking, and this question, which focuses on pasta and mashed potatoes, but I figure that pancakes/crepes might have a slightly different answer.)

  • Browning depends a lot on available sugar: if soya was unsweetened and skim milk was now used (higher lactose than 3%), I could see quicker browning.

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