Basic pancakes

Basic pancakes

Basic pancakes

A delicious and easy pancake recipe that is fast to get on the table and better tasting than any convenience pre-packaged mix.


serves: 8
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prep: 0:05

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cook 0:10

ingredients

  • 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour
  • 1 tbsp sugar

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • 3/4 cup (180ml) milk

  • 50g butter, melted

method

1

  • 1. Gather all ingredients.

2

  • 2. In a bowl, whisk flour and sugar. Beat in the egg and then milk a little at a time until batter is smooth and lump-free.

3

  • 3. In a hot pan or flat grill over medium heat, brush butter over cooking surface and pour 1/4 cup measures for each pancake.

4

  • 4. When large bubbles form on the surface, flip the pancake over and cook until lightly golden on the other side.

how to

How to make pancakes


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notes

  • Sprinkle freshly cooked pancakes with fresh lemon juice and a dusting of caster sugar.
  • Maple syrup is always a favourite to serve with pancakes, but our Managing Editor’s favourite are these orange syrup pancakes.
  • If you prefer a slightly fluffier pancake, some people swear you need buttermilk,¬† which apparently traps air bubbles more effectively than this basic pancake recipe.
  • If your family is adventurous, try Kidspot’s 2-ingredient pancakes. Some families swear by them, while others express disdain at the idea of eggs mixed with mashed banana.
  • Chocoholics can delight in our chocolate pancake recipe, or even tempt themselves with a choc chip pancake recipe.
  • If your household loves pancakes every weekend, make up this bulk pancake recipe, which will keep in an airtight container for up to three months.
  • This caramel banana recipe is a delicious accompaniment to any batch of pancakes, as is this peaches and custard topping.
  • Wholemeal apple pancakes or berry pancakes¬†with yoghurt are a great way to add a dash of nutritious fruit to a weekend treat breakfast. And don’t forget blueberry pancakes. Yum!
  • Red velvet pancakes are a nice twist on plain ol’ pancakes – try serving these for Valentine’s Day or just to show your family how much you love them.
  • Adorbs! Try making these Santa pancakes for a Christmas treat breakfast or these teddy pancakes just for fun.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot.com.au, Australia’s best recipe finder.
  • Use 1 cup (150g) self-raising flour, and 3/4 cup (180ml) milk.