11 pancake recipes from our favorite cooks and foodies

From wholesome to quirky, candy to savoury, there’s a pancake recipe right here to please even the fussiest Shrove Tuesday visitor. Pile ‘em excessive…

Annie Clarke’s Buckwheat Pancakes with Candied Maple Pecans

Yoga instructor & founding father of Thoughts Physique Bowl

(GF, DF, WF, Refined Sugar Free)

“These American fashion pancakes are fully scrumptious, regardless of being dairy, gluten and refined sugar free. They’re additionally vegan and product of just some easy components you can choose up in most native outlets. As an alternative of egg, the binder in these is the juice from a can of chickpeas and I can not consider how nicely it really works. It is known as aquafaba and I believe it may need simply reworked my cooking! Plus, save the chickpeas prepared for dinner, or pop them within the oven with slightly oil and a few spices alongside the pecans (totally different pan!) and snack on them later.”


Makes 5-6 American fashion pancakes

For the pecans

1 teaspoon of coconut oil
15 ml of maple syrup
2 teaspoons of coconut sugar (this may be changed with common sugar)
70g of pecans

For the pancakes

Coconut oil for the pan
150g buckwheat flour
1/3 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1/3 teaspoon baking powder
150ml almond milk
1 can of chickpeas (you are utilizing the juice not the chickpeas themselves – save these for dinner!)
3 teaspoons of maple syrup
A pinch of salt


1. Preheat the oven to 180c.

2. In a small pan, soften the coconut oil, maple syrup and coconut sugar for the pecans. Stir nicely then go away to thicken for a number of moments.

3. Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper. Add the pecans and stir, then pour them onto the paper and place within the oven for 10 minutes. As soon as they’re cooked, take away from the oven and go away to chill. You possibly can then use your arms to interrupt them into little items.

4. Subsequent for the pancakes – sift the flour into a big mixing bowl, including the bicarbonate of soda, baking powder, and 75ml of juice from the chickpea can. Then combine within the almond milk, a pinch of salt and the maple syrup and blend till you have got a very easy batter.

5. Utilizing a small non-stick saucepan (round 10cm) warmth a small quantity of coconut oil. Then pour in round 1/sixth of the batter and permit it to prepare dinner over a medium warmth. As soon as it’s cooked sufficient to carry, flip the pancake and prepare dinner the opposite aspect. Then repeat with the remainder of the batter. This could take not more than round minutes per pancake.

6. Serve with chopped banana, maple syrup and sprinkle with the candied pecans.

Date and Apple Buckwheat Pancakes



Makes 4 American-style pancakes

130g buckwheat or brown rice flour
5 tablespoons of apple puree
200 ml of water or plant-based milk
8 dates
Coconut oil for the pan

Toppings: vanilla maple syrup, frozen berries, banana, nuts, seeds or anything that you simply fancy!


1. Begin by chopping the dates into very small chunks and place to at least one aspect.

2. Place the entire different components in a mixing bowl and blend completely. Then stir within the dates. Enable the combination to face for an hour – you should utilize it instantly however the longer you allow it the higher the pancakes maintain.

3. Use a small quantity of coconut oil to grease a small saucepan then place on a low warmth. Add a number of spoonfuls of batter into the pan and unfold it evenly. Let the pancake prepare dinner via completely till it’s agency sufficient to flip over.

4. Repeat with the remainder of the combination after which add your favorite toppings.

Tom Aikens’s Oven Blueberry Pancakes

Chef and founding father of Muse Belgravia


“I like making pancakes with my daughters Violette and Josephine. They actually take pleasure in getting concerned and it’s heart-warming to see the happiness that these little candy treats deliver to their faces.”


Serves 6

300g self-raising flour
60g sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp salt
2 eggs
150ml milk
300ml buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp almond essence
60g unsalted butter, melted
100g blueberries


1. Preheat the oven to 160°C/Fuel 3.

2. Sift all of the dry components collectively in a single bowl.

3. Whisk the eggs, milk, buttermilk, vanilla extract and almond essence collectively in one other bowl, then add them to the dry components. Whisk till easy.

4. Add the melted butter and proceed to whisk till completely blended in.

5. Rigorously fold within the blueberries.

6. Grease a non-stick pan with non-stick spray or brush with vegetable oil. Drop in giant spoonfuls of the batter and prepare dinner within the oven for about 8 minutes till golden in color. It’s also possible to prepare dinner these pancakes on prime of the range however they prepare dinner extra evenly within the oven.

Gizzi Erskine’s Dutch Child with grilled peaches, skyr and raspberry sauce



“I discover it humorous that again within the 80s and 90s, Dutch Infants, (or pancakes), have been considerably frowned upon, however now they’re making fairly a comeback. Consider this as a candy Yorkshire pudding, that’s crammed, I consider classically with apples and sugar. So my have to put each honey and spelt into WHATEVER I CAN, has led me to make my child with each of those, giving a healthful and barely tangy end. Plus I’ve ditched the apples and gone for some grilled honeyed peaches and raspberry sauce and, you guessed it, extra creamy yoghurt. This can be a weekend brunch for people who love a pancake and need to strive one thing new…”

Preparation time 20 minutes
Standing time 1-2 hours, or in a single day within the fridge.
Cooking time 30 minutes


Serves 4

200ml spelt flour
200ml eggs
100ml Arla skyr yoghurt
100ml milk
2 tablespoon honey
a pinch Maldon Salt
gentle vegetable oil
2 ripe however agency peaches (or nectarines)
3 tablespoons runny honey
1 x 150g punnet of raspberries
2 tsp icing sugar
150g Arla skyr yoghurt to serve


1. The best manner to do that, (with the least washing up!), is to make use of a measuring jug to measure out your whole components as an alternative of scales. Begin with the flour and switch it to a bowl, then measure your eggs, adopted by the yoghurt. Beat collectively till easy, however don’t be too anxious if there are a number of lumps, and season with honey and salt. Go away the batter out at room temperature for an hour or so, or within the fridge in a single day.

2. If you find yourself able to prepare dinner, preheat the oven to 200C. Pour a good quantity (round 4 tablespoons) of oil right into a medium ovenproof frying pan. The trick right here is to get the fats actually scorching, so warmth for a very good 5 minutes. At this level, open the oven door and thoroughly pour the batter into the pan. Bake for about half-hour or till risen and golden.

3. To make the grilled peaches; halve and stone them, then griddle them, reduce face down on a grill pan. Grill for 4-5 minutes or till the peach face unsticks from the iron grills. You solely have to grill these on one aspect. When cooked reduce them into slices and place right into a small bowl with 3 tablespoons of honey and go away for five minutes till the peaches have seeped of their juice and made a little bit of a sauce with the honey.

4. To make the raspberry sauce; place the raspberries and sugar right into a blender and whiz till easy. Sieve for a easy and shiny sauce. You possibly can stability the flavour with a squeeze of lemon juice for those who suppose that you must.

5. When the ‘Dutch child’ is prepared take away from the oven and fill with the peaches, spoonfuls of yoghurt and drizzle over the raspberry sauce.

Louise Parker’s Orange Pancakes with Lemon Drizzle and Ricotta Cream

Founding father of the Louise Parker Technique


“My protein-rich pancakes could be served with infinite sugar-free toppings. Strive my do-it-yourself fast strawberry jam, or scorching summer time berry vitality sauce (discover the recipes in The Louise Parker Technique – Lean for Life: The Cookbook, £20). In any other case, merely add one tablespoon of cocoa powder and slightly additional stevia into the batter combination for a chocolate
pancake, which is scrumptious unfold with my chocolate hazelnut butter (see web page 60) and
sprinkled with toasted hazelnut items.”


Serves 4

For the pancakes

4 tablespoons oatbran
4 tablespoons wholemeal flour
4 tablespoons dried skimmed milk
8 tablespoons soya milk
4 giant eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla paste
½ teaspoon stevia
1 heaped teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon finely grated unwaxed
orange zest
4 teaspoons unsalted butter

For the drizzle

juice of two lemons
juice of 1 orange, 1 tablespoon reserved for the ricotta cream
Stevia, to style

For the ricotta cream

100g (½ cup) ricotta cheese
200g (¾ cup) Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon orange juice
½ teaspoon finely grated unwaxed
orange zest


1. Mix the oatbran, flour and dried milk in a blender, then add the soya milk, eggs, vanilla paste, stevia and baking powder. Mix for 30 seconds till every thing is mixed, being cautious to not over-process to maintain the pancakes gentle.

2. Now stir within the orange zest (don’t mix this into the combo).

3. Soften the butter in a non-stick frying pan over a medium warmth. Add a beneficiant tablespoon of the batter to type every pancake. When the combination types little bubbles on the floor, they’re good to flip.

4. In the meantime, put together the drizzle by heating the lemon and orange juices till they cut back barely. Style and add stevia if you want.

5. Put together the ricotta cream by mixing collectively the ricotta and yogurt with the orange juice and zest.

6. Serve the pancakes, with slightly drizzle and the ricotta cream.

Alice Liveing’s Banana Pancakes & Heat Berry Compote

Private coach and writer of Clear Consuming Alice



For the pancakes

2 tsp coconut oil
1⁄2 a tsp cinnamon
1 giant ripe banana
2 tbsp milled flax seed
2 free vary eggs, and 1 Egg White
1 tsp Udo’s Selection Past Greens

For the sauce

1 tsp of honey
50g raspberries
50g strawberries


1. Mash the banana with a fork and crack the eggs into it, stirring till the combination turns into blended into an virtually puree consistency.

2. Warmth a greased frying pan on medium warmth and pour the coconut oil in to soften, then add the coconut oil to the pancake combine, add the remaining dry components and blend till integrated.

3. Spoon your batter in, and delicately flip the pancake after about 30 seconds or when it browns. The recipe makes 2-3 pancakes.

3. For the sauce, mash the berries in the identical solution to the banana, then add the honey. It’s also possible to mix this in a meals processor for a smoother consistency if you want! Pour over the pancakes and revel in

Amanda Hamilton’s Easy Banana Protein Pancakes with Home made Hazelnut Chocolate Sauce



Serves one

1 medium egg
1 egg white
1⁄2 medium-sized banana
20g hazelnuts
1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp Udo’s Selection Final Oil Mix
7g cocoa powder


1. Mash the banana with a fork and crack the eggs into it, stirring till the combination turns into blended.

2. Warmth a greased frying pan on medium warmth and pour a few 2.5inch huge puddle of batter.

3. Delicately flip the pancake after about 25 seconds or when it browns. The recipe makes 2-3 small pancakes.

4. For the sauce place the toasted hazelnuts right into a meals processor and mix till superb. Then add within the cocoa powder, Final Oil and maple syrup and mix once more till easy. Slowly add in some chilly water till it’s a good consistency and pour over the pancakes.

Ren Kroes’ Candy Pancakes

Prepare dinner and writer


“I like sweets and I be sure that to deal with myself occasionally to a muffin, a slice of cake, or pancakes for breakfast—particularly on Sunday mornings. I like to spoil my sweetie (and myself) with an elaborate brunch. So, after all, I needed to suppose up a wholesome pancake recipe to depend on.”

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Gear: Blender.


Makes six pancakes

2/3 cup (80 g) quinoa flour or buckwheat flour
1 1⁄2 cups (120 g) entire oats
4 eggs
12/3 cups (400 ml) unsweetened rice milk
2 tablespoons (10 g) grated coconut
1 1⁄2 tablespoons (20 g) floor flaxseeds
Pinch of salt
Coconut oil, for cooking
Toppings of alternative


1. Add the flour, oats, eggs, rice milk, coconut, flaxseed and salt to the blender and course of till easy.

2. Warmth a little bit of coconut oil in a frying pan, pour a dollop of batter into the pan, and repeat 5 instances. When bubbles seem on the floor, flip and prepare dinner on the opposite aspect.

3. I prime mine with nut butter, sliced banana, a trickle of maple syrup, a sprinkling of grated coconut, and a small handful of goji berries. Excellent for sharing with your beloved.

Extracted from Energy Meals by Rens Kroes, images by Anne Timmer, revealed by Honest Winds Press (£16.99)

Charlotte Stirling-Reed’s Vegan Pancake Recipe


Serves round 10


200g self-raising wholemeal flour
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1 ripe banana, mashed
300mls of soya milk
A drizzle of olive oil for the pan
A number of handfuls of blueberries (elective)


1. Sift the wholegrain self-raising flour into a big bowl with the baking powder and make a nicely within the center (chances are you’ll have to press a number of the grains via the sieve with a spoon).

2. Add the nicely mashed banana to the centre after which regularly whisk within the milk with the remainder of the combination. Proceed this till you have got a easy, thick batter after which set the combination apart.

3. Warmth a drizzle of oil in a saucepan and, as soon as scorching, add a thick dollop of your pancake combination into the center of the pan.

4. Dot a number of blueberries on prime of the combination because it cooks and, as soon as it’s browning properly, flip your pancake and prepare dinner it on the opposite aspect.

Smoked Salmon and Mascarpone



Serves 4

100g mascarpone
1 tablespoon of chopped chives or parsley
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1 teaspoon of chopped crimson chilli
100g smoked salmon
Some freshly floor black pepper


1. Add the mascarpone, chives, lemon juice and chilli right into a bowl and blend collectively nicely.

2. Pop your pancake on a plate and prime with a dollop of the mascarpone combination

3. Fold a layer of smoked salmon on prime and end with few grinds of black pepper.

Danielle Copperman’s Fluffy Quinoa Crepes

Founding father of Qnola


“Our gentle and fluffy quinoa crepes are a wholesome, protein wealthy, nutritious choice to make the day (barely) extra virtuous. Easy, fast to make, and ready patiently to be smothered in your alternative of toppings – take pleasure in!”


100g cooked quinoa
1 egg
100ml nut milk (we like Plenish natural Almond Milk)
40g buckwheat/quinoa/gluten-free flour
½ tsp of coconut oil


1. Measure the entire components right into a blender (add the moist components first to keep away from making a paste across the blade).

2. Mix on a gradual to medium pace for 30 seconds, then enhance to the very best pace for 1 minute, till the combination is solely easy.

3. Warmth the coconut oil in a frying pan and ladle batter onto the pan.

4. Rotate the pan to permit the batter to unfold as extensively and evenly as doable, holding it as skinny as doable.

5. Prepare dinner over a medium warmth and thoroughly slide a spatula round and beneath the perimeters of the pancake to make sure the combination does not stick. When the perimeters start to brown, flip the pancake and prepare dinner on the opposite aspect.

6. Serve instantly and revel in with uncooked honey, contemporary citrus juice, do-it-yourself chocolate unfold or Nutella, nut butter or a choice of savoury toppings comparable to avocado, tahini, greens, pesto and hummus.

Alex Head’s Activated Charcoal Pancakes with Lemon Curd

Founding father of Social Pantry



Makes 10 medium pancakes

For the pancakes

200g plain flour
130g semi skimmed milk 65g buttermilk (or yoghurt) 50g unsalted butter
50g double cream
8g baking powder
14g icing sugar
2g activated charcoal powder
3 free-range egg yolks
3 free-range egg whites
1 tsp vanilla essence
Pinch sea salt


Lemon curd
50g caster sugar
25g salted butter
5g lemon zest
1 free-range egg
1 free-range egg yolk
Juice of 1 lemon

Tender Whipped Vanilla Cream

200ml double cream
15g icing sugar
1 tsp vanilla essence


1. Gently soften the butter and place apart.

2. Sift the flour, baking powder and icing sugar into a big bowl and add the salt.

3. Add the egg yolks,milk and buttermilk.

4. Whisk in till nicely blended,add the cream and proceed to combine in.

5. Stir within the melted butter and vanilla and whisk within the activated charcoal.

6. Whisk the egg whites to delicate peaks then fold into the batter.

7. Prepare dinner by frying in a nonstick pan with sunflower oil.


1. Gently soften the butter in a saucepan.

2. Add the caster sugar, lemon zest and lemon juice.

3.Whisk the eggs collectively by hand and add to the saucepan combine.

4. Stir over a delicate warmth till the combination coats the again of a spoon(be affected person because it does take a short while. If you happen to prepare dinner too rapidly, the eggs can scramble).

5. Take away from warmth and pour right into a bowl, enable to chill.

6. Put the double cream right into a clear bowl and whisk by hand.

7. Whisk till simply starting to change into stiff, sieve over icing sugar and fold within the vanilla essence.

Prime tip: Serve together with your favorite seasonal berry and a beautiful sprinkling of icing sugar.

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