Chocolate mini teddy bear pancakes with berries and syrup recipe

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Mum who's a big kid at heart breakfast in bed: Little ones will simply love making these cutesy, chocolate teddy bear pancakes with berries and syrup for mum to enjoy on Mother's Day. See method

  • Makes 20 mini pancakes
  • 1341 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 175g plain flour
  • 25g (1oz) cocoa
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 250ml (8.8fl oz) milk
  • butter or oil, for frying
  • 200g (10oz) blueberries
  • golden syrup or maple syrup, for drizzling

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    5665kj
    1341kcal
    67%
  • Fat

    33g 47%
  • Saturates

    11g 56%
  • Sugars

    76g 84%
  • Salt

    2.3g 38%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 226.7g Protein 48.6g Fibre 22.7g

Method

  1. In a bowl mix the plain flour, cocoa and baking powder. Make a well in the centre, add the egg and beat in, gradually adding the milk, until the mixture is smooth.
  2. Preheat the oven to gas 1/2, 130°C, fan 110°C. Heat a knob of butter or a little oil in a frying pan and blob in a heaped dessert spoonful of the batter, adding small blobs for ears on either side. Cook over a medium heat for a couple of minutes, until bubbles start to appear around the edges of the pancake, then flip over and cook for another couple of minutes, until puffed. Repeat with the rest of the batter, adding extra butter or oil between batches as needed.
  3. For the nose of each teddy bear, make a separate small blob of pancake, flipping as above. Keep the cooked pancakes warm in a low oven while you cook the remainder.
  4. Top each pancake with one of the small pancakes for a nose, two blueberries for the eyes and a drizzle of syrup.

Serve with: Banana smoothie

Put 1 ripe banana, 150g (5oz) low-fat yogurt, a handful of ice and a splash of milk into a blender. Whizz until smooth, pour into a glass and pop in a straw.

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As part of a healthy balanced diet, we recommend this recipe for a special occasion or treat.

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