- 3 large eggs
- 125ml full-fat milk
One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…
- 100g plain flour
- 2 tbsp melted butter
Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…
- 1 tbsp Dijon mustard, plus 2 tsp
- 100g Tenderstem broccoli
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- 70g gruyère or Comté, grated
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- 50g wafer-thin ham, torn into pieces
- 100ml crème fraîche, to serve
Heat oven to 240C/220C fan/gas 9. Put a large, ovenproof frying pan or two smaller pans in the oven to heat. In a food processor, whizz the eggs, milk, flour, 1 tbsp of the melted butter, 1 tbsp mustard and a pinch of salt. Leave to stand for 10 mins.
Meanwhile, cook the broccoli in boiling water for 2 mins, then drain and rinse in cold water. Remove the pan from the oven and pour in the remaining butter, then the batter. Cook for 20 mins until golden and puffed, adding the cheese, broccoli and ham for the final 2 mins of cooking. Stir 2 tsp mustard through the crème fraîche and serve alongside the pancake.