How to make basic pancakes
PUBLISHED: 12:28 07 February 2016 | UPDATED: 12:28 07 February 2016
It’s Shrove Tuesday next week - so here’s how to make some really simple, tasty pancakes.
■ 1tbsp butter
■ 2 eggs
■ 300ml milk
■ 100g plain flour
■ Butter/oil for frying
Mix together the butter, eggs and milk. Whisk into the plain flour.
Heat a pan and wipe with oiled paper. Ladle in a little batter and move around to create an even layer. Leave for 30 seconds then turn, giving another 30 seconds on the other side.
Try out these flavours
■ Add blueberries and lemon zest to the American batter. Serve with a syrup made from blueberries, lemon juice, sugar and a pinch of culinary lavender.
■ Maple syrup and bacon.
■ Ricotta, honey and crushed walnuts.
■ Cooked spicy sausage and cheese.
■ Sauteed onions, Emmental and ham.
■ Hazelnut spread, crushed toasted nuts.
■ Roasted pear and chocolate sauce.
■ Peanut butter and salted caramel spread.
■ Vanilla roasted peaches and cream.
■ Oranges poached in sugar, butter and Cointreau
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