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Healthy Easter bunny pancakes served on a plate

Healthy Easter bunny pancakes

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  • Easy
  • Serves 4-6

Celebrate Easter with these cute rabbit pancakes – a fun and healthy breakfast treat for kids. Use whole or semi-skimmed milk if cooking for under fives

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving (6)
NutrientUnit
kcal107
fat3g
saturates1g
carbs14g
sugars2g
fibre1g
protein5g
salt0.16g
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Ingredients

  • 50g self-raising flour
  • 50g wholemeal flour
  • 2 small eggs , separated
  • 150ml skimmed milk
  • oil , for frying
  • a few raisins for bunny paws, to serve (optional)
  • 30g banana , sliced into rounds for the tails
  • extra chopped fruit , to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put both the flours into a large bowl and whisk to break up any lumps. Add the egg yolks and a little of the milk, whisking to a thick paste. Add the remaining milk, a splash at a time, to loosen the batter. (Use whole or semi-skimmed milk if cooking for under fives, dependent on age.)

  • STEP 2

    In a separate bowl and using a clean whisk, whisk the egg whites until they hold stiff peaks. Gently fold the egg whites into the batter with a spatula, trying to keep in as much air as possible. 

  • STEP 3

    Heat a large non-stick pan over a medium heat and carefully wipe it with some oiled kitchen paper. Using a large spoon, add a generous dollop of batter to the pan in a round, for the bunny body. Add a smaller round for the head, two small ovals for feet, and two long thin strips for ears. Fit all the bunny components into the pan, or cook them in batches. 

  • STEP 4

    Flip the pancakes after a minute or two, once the edges are set, the base is golden brown and bubbles start to pop on the surface. Cook for another min until golden brown. 

  • STEP 5

    Put the bunny body in the middle of the plate, position the head, ears and feet just overlapping to look like the back of a bunny. Add a banana slice for the tail, and raisins (if using) for the feet pads. 

  • STEP 6

    Repeat with the remaining batter. Decorate with extra chopped fruit, if you like.

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Recipe from March 2019, March 2019

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