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The Best Pancakes

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Preparation time 30 mins Serves 6 people


Makes 12 pancakes

  • 1 ½ cups plain flour
  • 1 tbs baking powder
  • 1 tbs caster sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 50g unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the flour baking powder and sugar together. In a large jug whisk eggs, milk, butter and vanilla, if using. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and whisk in milk mixture to make a smooth batter.
  2. Heat a large, lightly greased non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Working in batches of 3, pour ¼ cups of batter into the pan. Cook pancakes for 1-2 minutes, until bubbles break on the surface and underside is golden brown. Flip over and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Stack and serve the pancakes with maple syrup and blueberries. Or choose from one of our sweet and savoury topping ideas.


Pimp your pancakes with these 6 Sweet & Savoury Pancake Toppings!

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  • Mascarpone, passionfruit curd and raspberries
  • Cream cheese and strawberry compote
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  • Garlic mushrooms, Persian fetta and chives
  • Kimchi, fried egg and chilli sauce