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American-style pancakes with vanilla berry compote

American-style pancakes with vanilla berry compote

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(7 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 6
Start the day in style with an indulgent stack of pancakes, topped with compote made from frozen fruits

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition per serving

  • kcalories367
  • fat16g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs52g
  • sugars29g
  • fibre3g
  • protein8g
  • salt1.78g
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Ingredients

For the compote

  • 500g frozen mixed summer fruits
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

For the pancakes

  • 250ml full-fat milk

    Milk

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  • 2 eggs

    Egg

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  • 4 tbsp sunflower oil, plus extra for frying

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  • 175g plain flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder

    Baking powder

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  • 1 tbsp caster sugar

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Method

  1. To make the compote, put all the ingredients into a medium saucepan with 1 tbsp water. Stir and simmer gently over a low heat for 15 mins until warm and syrupy.

  2. Meanwhile, make the pancakes. Mix the milk, eggs and oil in a bowl. In another bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, sugar and 1 tsp salt. Stir the dry ingredients together, then slowly pour in the wet ingredients until just combined.

  3. Heat a non-stick frying pan and add about 1 tsp oil. Pour in about 75ml of the pancake batter. When bubbles form on top, flip the pancake over and brown the other side. Keep the heat on medium so the middle cooks. Keep warm in a low oven while continuing to make pancakes with remaining batter.

  4. Serve warm pancakes topped with warm or room temperature compote.

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Comments (8)

casper101's picture

Too much baking powder tasted salty too me and I added lemob zest and half juice and still tasted horrible.

millie's picture

I have tried using S/R flour and I must say I think that the comments are right and I only put 1 tsp of baking powder in and about half a tsp of salt. They did much better and the batter was thicker. We had them with ice cream for a cheeky breakfast. Yum.

lizleicester's picture
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I thought these were lovely. I was carefull with the amount of baking powder used but still followed the recipe.

bettykippling's picture

way too much baking powder, maybe omit or reduce the salt and change to s/r flour. sorry, not very nice when made as above.

pop12tree's picture
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This recipe is disgusting and we all may as well eat a tub of baking powder

pop12tree

scriea's picture
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Made it twice, once with the recipe above and then a modification of self rasing flour and it tasted so much better

nicolajm's picture
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I've made this so many times and it never fails to please my hungry friends.

calvin3667's picture
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TOO MUCH BAKING POWDER LEFT A BAD AFTER TASTE

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