Hotcakes with apples and blackberries recipe

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  • 25 mins to prepare and 32 mins to cook
  • 410 calories / serving
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Put the apples, blackberries, 15g of caster sugar and lemon in a saucepan. Add a few drops of water bring to the boil and then simmer until the apples are tender.

Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda and salt into a bowl, stir in the remaining sugar and make a well in the centre. Add the egg yolks and a little of the milk. Beat in gradually to make a smooth batter and gradually add the rest of the milk. Whisk up the egg whites using an electric whisk till stiff and then fold into the batter.

Heat a large heavy based frying pan and brush with oil spoon in the batter to make pancakes about 2-3 tbsp each. Cook for 1-2 minutes or until golden each side. Keep warm while you make more pancakes. Serve them layered with fruit and a dollop of crème fraîche.

  • Ingredients

  • 350g cooking apples, peeled, cored and cut into chunks
  • squeeze of fresh lemon
  • 40g caster sugar
  • 225g frozen blackberries
  • 175g self raising flour
  • ¼tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 small eggs, separated
  • 2tbsp vegetable oil, plus extra for greasing
  • 200ml semi skimmed milk
  • 150g low fat crème fraiche
  • Energy 1735kj 410kcal 21%
  • Fat 13g 19%
  • Saturates 3g 16%
  • Sugars 26g 29%
  • Salt 1.1g 18%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 64.1g Protein 13g Fibre 6.1g


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