How about starting your day with any of the following easy recipes for tasty pancakes?

Blueberry & Lemon pancakes

Ingredients

· 200g plain flour

· 1 tsp cream of tartar

· ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda

· 1 tsp golden syrup

· 75g blueberry

· zest 1 lemon

· 200ml milk  

· 1 large egg

· butter, for cooking

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Method

  • Mix bicarbonate of soda, cream of tartar and flour in a bowl using a fork. Add the golden syrup, lemon zest and blueberries to the dry mix.
  • Pour the milk into a measuring jug then add the egg, mix completely with a fork then pour that into the bowl with the dry ingredients.
  • Mix it well, add milk until the mixture is smooth pouring batter.
  • Heat the pan and add a bit of butter then start pouring the batter into the heated pan in bits as your spread them to make it flats.
  • Wait till bubbles start to appear as they begin to cook.
  • Use a spatula to turn the pancakes as they cook. Let them cook till they turn slightly golden brown.
  • Once done, take them out and put them on a plate and cover them with foil. Repeat this method until the batter is over.

Easy Banana Pancakes

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Ingredients

· 350g self-raising flour

· 1 tsp baking powder

· 2 very ripe bananas

· 2 medium eggs

· 1 tsp vanilla extract

· 250ml whole milk

· butter, for frying

To serve

· 2 ripe bananas, sliced

· maple syrup (optional)

· pecan halves, toasted and roughly chopped (optional)

Method

  • Put some flour, baking powder and a generous pinch of salt into a large bowl.
  • Take another mixing bowl, mash the very ripe bananas with a fork until smooth, then whisk in the eggs, vanilla extract and milk.
  • Pour the mix in the  dry ingredients, tip in the wet ingredients and swiftly whisk together to create a smooth, silky batter.
  • Heat some butter in a large non-stick pan over medium heat.
  • Add 2-3 tbsp of the batter to the pan and cook for several minutes, or until small bubbles start appearing on the surface.
  • Flip the pancake over and cook for 1-2 mins on the other side. Repeat with the remaining batter, keeping the pancakes warm in a low oven.
  • Stack the pancakes on plates and top with the banana slices, a glug of sticky maple syrup and a handful of pecan nuts, if you like.

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Rainbow Pancakes

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Ingredients

· 200g self-raising flour

· 1 tsp baking powder

· 1 tbsp golden caster sugar

· ½ tsp vanilla extract

· 200ml milk

· 3 eggs

· 25g butter, melted, plus extra for frying

· red, yellow, green and blue gel food colouring

To serve (optional)

· punnet raspberries

· punnet blueberries

· whipped cream or ice cream

· maple syrup

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Method

  • Put all the pancake ingredients, except the dye, in a bowl and mix well with a whisk until smooth.
  • Divide the batter into 5 bowls or disposable cups.
  • Use the food colouring to dye 4 of them a different colour, leaving one plain.
  • Melt a small knob of butter in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-low heat.
  • Once foaming put spoonfuls of the pancake batter into the pan and shape into 4-5cm circles with the back of your spoon, you should have enough to make 4 pancakes from each coloured batter.
  • Cook for 2-3 mins then flip over and cook the other side for another minute or until cooked through and ever so slightly golden.
  • Stack the pancakes so that everyone gets one of each colour. Serve with fresh fruit, cream or ice cream and a drizzle of maple syrup if you like.
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