Alternative Recipes for Pancake Tuesday 5 years ago

Alternative Recipes for Pancake Tuesday

Pancake Tuesday is arguably one of the best days in the calendar but this year we've decided to spice things up a bit with a few different recipes for our favourite treat.

Seriously, what other day can you have no shame in gorging yourself on pancakey goodness?! (We may have made up that word).

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Here are three great alternative pancake recipes in prep for Pancake Tuesday.

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Rocky Road Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 225g plain flour
  • 300ml milk
  • 30g butter melted and cooled
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1tbsp Dr Oetker Baking Powder
  • 1tsp sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • 4 digestive biscuits roughly crushed
  • I packet of Dr Oetker Chocolate Chips
  • 10 Dr Oetker Mini Marshmallows

Method:

  1. Sieve the flour, Baking Powder, salt and sugar into a large bowl.
  2. Make a well in the centre and add in the milk and beaten eggs.
  3. Gradually mix the ingredients together until there are no lumps
  4. Mix in the melted butter and the digestive biscuits, the butter will help with frying.
  5. Ladle into the pan. When the bubbles start to form turn over and sprinkle with Mini Marshmallows and Chocolate Chips which instantly start to melt.
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American-Style Blueberry Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 300ml milk
  • 60g butter
  • 150g pack blueberries
  • sunflower oil or a little butter for cooking
  • golden or maple syrup
  • Don’t leave yourself get too hungry beforehand, these may take 30 minutes to prepare and cook!

Method:

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  1. Mix together the flour, baking powder and a pinch of salt in a large bowl.
  2. Beat the egg with the milk, make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and whisk in the milk to make a thick smooth batter. Beat in the melted butter, and gently stir in half the blueberries.
  3. Heat a teaspoon of oil or small knob of butter in a large non-stick frying pan. Drop a large tablespoonful of the batter per pancake into the pan to make pancakes about 7.5cm across.
  4. Make three or four pancakes at a time.
  5. Cook for about 3 minutes over a medium heat until small bubbles appear on the surface of each pancake, then turn and cook another 2-3 minutes until golden.
  6. Cover with kitchen paper to keep warm while you use up the rest of the batter.
  7. Serve with golden syrup and the rest of the blueberries.

Gold and Silver Coin Pancakes

Ingredients

  • 225g plain flour
  • 300ml milk
  • 30g butter melted
  • 1Tesp sugar
  • 2 large egg beaten
  • 1tbsp Dr Oetker Baking Powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • I packet Dr Oetker Chocolate Chips
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Decorating

  • Gold and Silver Shimmer Spray
  • Neon Writing Icing

Method:

  1. Sieve the flour, Baking Powder, salt and sugar into a large bowl.
  2. Make a well in the centre and add in the milk and beaten eggs.
  3. Gradually mix the ingredients together until there are no lumps
  4. Mix in the melted butter and Chocolate Chips, the butter will help with frying
  5. Spoon tablespoons of the mixture into a heated pan and as the bubbles start to form on top turn over until brown.
  6. When you have enough coins made spray withGold and Silver Shimmer Spray and write names and currencies with the Neon Writing Icing.
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