Whipped praline butter
1.To make whipped praline butter, beat butter in small bowl with electric mixer until pale in colour. Beat in sugar and syrup; fold in nuts.
2.Combine flour and sugar in large bowl; whisk in combined egg yolks, butter, extract and buttermilk.
3.Beat egg whites in small bowl with electric mixer until soft peaks form. Fold a third of the egg white into batter, then fold in remaining egg white.
4.Pour ¼ cup of the batter into large heated non-stick frying pan; cook, over medium heat, until browned lightly both sides. Repeat with remaining batter. Serve pancakes with maple syrup and whipped praline butter.
Vienna almonds are toffee-coated almonds available from selected supermarkets, nut stands, and gourmet food and specialty confectionery stores.Note