Aug 3, 2012

Vanilla Pancakes

Vanilla Pancakes
Serves - 2-3
Cooking time - 20 Mins 


100g plain flour
Pinch of salt
1 tsp Baking powder
1 egg
1 tsp Vanilla essence
1 tbsp Maple Syrup
300 ml milk
1 tablsp. melted butter or oil
1 Banana

  • Sift the flour,salt and baking powder into a mixing bowl and make a well in the centre. 
  • Crack the egg into the well; 
  • Add the vanilla, melted butter or oil and half the milk. 
  • Gradually draw the flour into the liquid by stirring all the time with a wooden spoon until all the flour has been incorporated.
  • Then beat well to make a smooth batter, neither runny nor doughy. 
  • Stir in the remaining milk. 
  • Alternatively, beat all the ingredients together for 1 minute in a blender or food processor. 
  • Leave to stand for about 10 minutes, stir again before using.

  • To make the pancakes, heat a small heavy-based frying until very hot and then turn the heat down to low. 
  • Lightly grease with oil and then put with ladle enough batter to make a small roti/omlette size coating (about 1 tablsp.)
  • Cook over a moderate heat for 1-2 minutes or until bubbles form on the top.
  • Flip the pancake over with a palette knife or spatula and cook the second side again for 1-2 mins.

Serving Suggestions
  • Maple Syrup : You can buy this from a good general store or Big bazaar. Good brands are Mac Donalds,or Amrican Garden(sugar free option available).
  • Banana sliced.
  • Turn onto a plate, stack 2-3 pancakes together. Smear with a little butter, add maple syrup from top. 
  • Serve with slices of Banana. Enjoy !!!


  1. I shall definitely try this one...

  2. I love pancakes!
    I always wanted to know how to make them!
    *drools* want! 0.0



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