Friday, 23 March 2012

Recipe of the Week: American Blueberry Pancakes

Now... this has got to get those mouth's watering! Looking for something different than muesli or eggs for brekkie? We say this is one of our favourite dishes from across the pond!

"Light, fluffy and fruity, these pancakes are a US classic. Serve them stacked high with syrup and extra fruit"

INGREDIENTS                                            METHOD

200g self-raising flour                                     1. Mix together the flour, baking powder and a pinch of 
1 tsp baking powder                                            salt in a large  bowl. Beat the egg with the milk, make a  
1 egg                                                                    well in the centre of the ingredients and whisk in the   
300ml milk                                                           milk to make a thick smooth batter.  Beat in the melted              
knob of butter                                                       butter, and gently stir in half the blueberries.
150g blueberries                                               2. Heat a teaspoon of oil or small knob of butter in a large 
sunflower oil or butter                                          non-stick frying pan. Drop a large tablespoon of the 
golden or maple syrup                                          batter per pancake into  the pan to make pancakes about 
                                                                             7.5cm across. Make three of four  at a time. Cook for
Makes 10 pancakes                                              about 3 minutes over a medium heat until small bubbles
Cook 1/2 hour                                                      appear on the surface of each pancake, then turn and
Low fat                                                                cookfor another 2-3 minutes until golden. Cover with
                                                                             ktichen paper tokeep warm while you use the rest of the  
                                                                             batter. Serve with goldensyrup and the rest of the
                                                                             blueberries.

Recipe taken from BBC Good Food ... Find more fab recipes at www.bbcgoodfood.com

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