American blueberry pancakes

American blueberry pancakes

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Cooking time

Cook: 35 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Makes 10 pancakes

Light, fluffy and fruity, these pancakes are a US classic. Serve them stacked high with syrup and extra fruit

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Freezable
  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving (without syrup)

kcalories
108
protein
4g
carbs
18g
fat
3g
saturates
1g
fibre
1g
sugar
0g
salt
0.41g

Ingredients

  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 300ml milk
  • knob butter
  • 150g pack blueberries
  • sunflower oil or a little butter for cooking
  • golden or maple syrup

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Method

  1. Mix together the flour, baking powder and a pinch of salt in a large bowl. Beat the egg with the milk, make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and whisk in the milk to make a thick smooth batter. Beat in the melted butter, and gently stir in half the blueberries.
  2. Heat a teaspoon of oil or small knob of butter in a large non-stick frying pan. Drop a large tablespoonful of the batter per pancake into the pan to make pancakes about 7.5cm across. Make three or four pancakes at a time. Cook for about 3 minutes over a medium heat until small bubbles appear on the surface of each pancake, then turn and cook another 2-3 minutes until golden. Cover with kitchen paper to keep warm while you use up the rest of the batter. Serve with golden syrup and the rest of the blueberries.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2004

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zetalyn1's picture

I give these to my toddler Grandson who like to eat finger foods.
I omit the Bi-carb soda and berries and add a tiny bit of maple syrup and beat really well. Cook slowly or syrup will burn. He loves them cut into strips with fresh berries. He gets the calcium from the milk and protien from the egg and it gives him lots of energy. Really quick and easy. Lyn.

anyahazelx's picture
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They Are Realllyyyy Nice They Are The Best Pancakes Ever. and I Dont Only have then for breakfast I Have Them For Lunch To <3 x

sarahhudai's picture
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I use buttermilk when I have it and I don't put the blueberries in. I serve those on the side and sometimes make up a fruit salad of strawberries raspberries and blueberries.

Kids like them with Nutella!

silnarnin's picture
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They were easy to make and just like the real ones. Four stars because I couldn't make them round. Using some kind of an egg shaper could perhaps ensure that they stay round.

chanelc's picture
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Amazing! I have made on a number of occasions now and my boyf loves them! Recommend to all!

nugsy3012's picture
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Meant to say I left out the blueberries - doh!

nugsy3012's picture
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Perfect fluffy pancakes - although I left out the pancakes! I got more like 15 pancakes out of the recipe, but they were probably a little smaller. Agree that you need to cook at a relatively low heat to get the best result. Delicious with strawberries and maple syrup

imorra's picture
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Best home made American pancake ever! Totally enjoyed it! We had it with some sliced fresh fruit and a dash of a superb organic Canadian Maple syrup (totally worth the "investment") - some freshly squeezed blood oranges juice. A super healthy and delish start to the day! ;)

bexger's picture

It is delicious!

jbeilby's picture
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They are lovely, the best pancakes we have ever tasted, Delicious!!

my_dunh's picture
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I left out the blueberries, used a mixture of natural yoghurt and milk, and added two tablespoons of golden syrup.... Lush :-)

ibakefairycakes's picture
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Yummy! made it without blueberries but with golden syrup and bacon. Delicious

kariee93's picture

loved it! but used soya milk instead of ordinary milk and left out the blueberries (as i didnt have any) it was a hit with everyone! tasted very good with maple syrup drizzled over.

ellenboshell's picture
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Soooo nice :) Just made these and I'm definately going to make again!!

maidincornwall's picture

I love these pancakes! So easy to make & delicious. I make them for lunchbox treats. They freeze really well (I layer them in greaseproof paper), and are defrosted in time for teabreak/lunch.

dandomania's picture
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Tried this recipe for the first time today and both my boyfiend and I loved it! Next time I will try with bacon as suggested by others.

karoliina's picture
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My pancakes came out tasting ok (with additional 1 tbsp of sugar) but the consistency was disappointingly heavy and dense.

jmistovski's picture
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wow, yum. I added chocolate liquer sauce as an extra!

tazmarco82's picture
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These pancakes were lovely! Mmm...

Try adding a little mixed spice to the batter - it adds an interesting and tasty twist.

Yummy!

supercook69's picture
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I wanted a plain pancake recipe, so I used this without the blueberries. They are SOOOO light & fluffy!! The mixture looks think but DONT add more liquid, its ment to be thiick.
Pancakes, bacon & maple syrup...prefect!!!!!!

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