Lacy pancakes recipe

  • Serves 6
  • 5 mins to prepare and 15 mins to cook
  • 138 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Impress a loved one with these heart-shaped, lace-effect pancakes. Simply grab an icing bottle and get creative!

  1. Sieve the flour into a bowl and make a well in the centre. Whisk the egg and milk together in a jug. Pour into the well while whisking to form a smooth batter.
  2. Fill an icing bottle with some of the batter and screw on the smallest round nozzle (you'll need to re-fill a few times).
  3. Heat a frying pan over a medium heat and brush with a little of the melted butter.
  4. Drizzle the batter into the pan in a heart shape (while gently pushing the base of the bottle), then fill in the middle with swirling motions to create a lacy effect. Cook for 1 minute, or until golden underneath. Gently turn the pancake over with a palette knife, and cook for a further 30 seconds. Repeat with the remaining batter. Serve with caster sugar and a drizzle of lemon juice.

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  • Ingredients

  • 125g (4oz) plain flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 200ml whole milk
  • 25g (1oz) unsalted butter, melted
  • caster sugar and lemon juice, to serve (optional)
  • You will also need

  • icing bottle, to pipe
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  • Energy 580kj 138kcal 7%
  • Fat 6g 9%
  • Saturates 3g 16%
  • Sugars 2g 2%
  • Salt 0.1g 1%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 17.8g Protein 4.3g Fibre 0.9g


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