DIY: Pancakes

Pancake day is upon us! So here is my favourite pancake recipe and toppings.

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Ingredients:

– 2 Eggs

– A Pinch of Salt

– 100g of Plain Flour

– 1 tablespoon of Sunflower Oil

– 300ml of Milk (Preferably Semi-Skimmed)

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Method:

1. Make a well in a large mixing bowl with the flour and salt. Crack the eggs into the middle, then pour in about 150ml milk and 1 tbsp oil. Whisk slowly making sure all the flour is mixed in then beat until you have a smooth, thick paste.

2. Whilst still whisking your batter, gently pour in the remaining milk and beat until your batter thins.

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3. Heat the pan on a low heat and pour a tiny bit of oil into the pan.  Put half a ladle of batter into the pan, tilting the pan to move the mixture around for a thin and even layer. Leave to cook, undisturbed, for about 30 seconds.

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4. Move a spatula under the pancake to un-stick it from the pan, then quickly lift and flip it over. Flatten out the pancake so there are no folds.

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5. Cook for another 30 seconds before serving. Add your chosen toppings and enjoy!

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Topping Ideas:

Fruit – Banana, Strawberries, Raspberries, Blueberries

Sauce – Golden Syrup, Chocolate Sauce, Nutella, Lemon Juice, Orange Juice

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