So when you think of a pancake, what do you imagine? Thick, fluffy, bouncy, flavourful, syrup, cream .......... Yup. Thats what i thought. I hate pancakes that are thin like crepes. I just dont get them. Its like eating paper. I need things that are substantial, and actually taste like you are eating something.
So iv made so many kinds of pancakes. Some that tasted purely of dough and not cooking through enough. Some that were like rubber, and others that were dense and heavy and had no taste, so iv used the best of all the recipes and made my own version and I like this the best. It has a light texture, but it is alo quite substantial. You feel that it is worth the effort, which is minimal. I add fresh fruits to this, to make myself feel like it is a little healthy. And it is.... Sort of!
225g self raising flour
1ts baking powder
15g Caster sugar
1t vanilla extract
150g berries, or whatever fruit you like.
Butter for pan
- Mix milk and egg together
- Mix all dry ingrediants together and sift them adding a sprinkling of salt
- Add the vanilla to egg and milk mixture
- Make a well in the flour mix and add the milk and egg mixture and combine.
- Add your cut up fruit and stir.
- Heat you pan to medium hot and add a tiny knob of butter and ladel one scoop per pankcake.
- Cook for 2-3 minutes on the first side and then turn over when you start to see bubbles appear.
- Turn over and just brown the other side.
These pancakes, are light, fluffy, thick, and delicious.
Serve with fresh fruits, drizzle with syrup, add cream, icing sugar, whatever you fancy. These are served best at ANYTIME.