Awesome American pancakes

This Shrove Tuesday make your pancakes with fresh, locally sourced ingredients and support British farmers and producers in getting a fair price for their produce at the same time


Awesome American pancakes

Serves 4

Time: 25 minutes


220g plain flour

300ml milk

30g soft butter

2 large eggs

2 bananas, sliced

Half a tsp of salt

1 tbsp baking powder

2 tsp white sugar

Runny honey


1. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl and make a well at the centre.

2. Pop the eggs and milk into the middle of the well and combine. Beat together until you get a smooth batter.

3. Heat butter in a pan ona medium-hot heat and ladle in the batter.

4. Cook on one side until bubbles start to appear for a minute or two, then flip to brown the other side, again for a minute or so.

5. Layer with slices of banana and top with crispy bacon, honesy and blueberry compote for a scrumptious sweet and savoury brunch.

TIP: Make a quick berry compote by heating a handful of berries with 1tsp water and 2 tsp sugar until the berries have popped and the mix becomes juicy.

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