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GF flours are so expensive (especially in Panama), so I'm trying to get a good corn based pancake. I've been tinkering with this recipe, and I'm posting it here for safe keeping. It's a work in progress. Here in Panama they have what they call crema de maiz or cream of corn. It is a very fine ground corn flour. Masa harina that you use for tamales might work as well.
- Bring water to a boil.
- Mix corn flour and corn meal.
- Slowly pour water OVER cornmeal mixture. Make paste as you go.
- Add everything else and mix well. The corn meal obviously make a coarser grit pancake. You could boil more (like 3 cups of water) and cook the cornmeal like grits to get maybe a different texture also.