Pancake for one with berries

Pancakes for one

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 1

Treat yourself to fluffy American-style pancakes with this simple recipe for one person. Drizzle over maple syrup and serve with berries, if you like

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal350
  • fat17g
  • saturates6g
  • carbs33g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre2g
  • protein14g
  • salt1g
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  • 1 large egg



    The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition packed with protein and a…

  • 40g plain flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
    Baking powder

    Baking powder

    bay-king pow-dah

    Baking powder is a raising agent that is commonly used in cake-making. It is made from an alkali…

  • 45ml milk (dairy, nut or oat based)



    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a 'complete' food…

  • 1 tsp butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • ½ tbsp oil
  • maple syrup or honey and berries, to serve (optional)
    Maple syrup

    Maple syrup

    may-pul sir-rup

    The rising spring sap of a number of varieties of maple tree


  1. Separate the egg, putting the white and yolk in seperate bowls. Mix the egg yolk with the flour, baking powder and milk to make a smooth paste.

  2. Beat the egg white and a pinch of salt with an electric whisk (or by hand) until fluffy and holding its shape. Gently fold the egg white into the yolk mixture. Be extra careful not to knock any of the air out. 

  3. Heat the butter and oil in a non-stick frying pan. Dollop a third of the mixture into the pan and cook on each side for 1-2 mins or until golden brown. Repeat with the remaining mixture to make three pancakes. Drizzle over some maple syrup or honey and serve with berries, if you like. 

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CloeElly's picture
27th Jul, 2020
They were pretty flat and tasteless. Your better off getting another recipe and splitting the ingredients to fit for one person
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Ritu Bala
6th Jun, 2020
Loved the recipe.. Pancakes came out really fluffy and tasty... Measured the ingredients and I think that did the trick. It is going to be a regular for breakfast now. Thank you.
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Donut Girl
30th May, 2020
These where delicious. They tasted amazing and where super fluffy. I will definitely use this recipe in the future. I would highly recommend to anyone who loves pancakes
24th May, 2020
These are the fluffiest, most delicious pancakes I’ve ever made! I usually halve the quantities of a normal recipe and it never really works but these are perfection!
29th Jun, 2020
Would it work to double or quadruple the ingredients and freeze the batter? Thanks
Donut Girl's picture
Donut Girl
30th May, 2020
Will it mess up the recipe to add sugar or a sweeter of some sort?
lulu_grimes's picture
7th Jun, 2020
You can add some sugar if you like, you won't need much to make them sweet, 2 tsp would do it. Lulu
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