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Rainbow pancakes

Rainbow pancakes

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Kids and adults alike will love these super colourful pancakes, perfect for a celebratory breakfast or brunch. Stack them up and top with whipped cream, maple syrup and mixed berries.

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal324
fat10g
saturates5g
carbs46g
sugars8g
fibre2g
protein11g
salt1g
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Ingredients

To serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put all the pancake ingredients, except the dye, in a bowl and mix well with a whisk until smooth. Divide the batter into 5 bowls or disposable cups. Use the food colouring to dye 4 of them a different colour, leaving one plain.

  • STEP 2

    Melt a small knob of butter in a large non-stick frying pan over a medium-low heat. Once foaming put spoonfuls of the pancake batter into the pan and shape into 4-5cm circles with the back of your spoon, you should have enough to make 4 pancakes from each coloured batter. Cook for 2-3 mins then flip over and cook the other side for another minute or until cooked through and ever so slightly golden.

  • STEP 3

    Stack the pancakes so that everyone gets one of each colour. Serve with fresh fruit, cream or ice cream and a drizzle of maple syrup if you like.

RECIPE TIPS
USING GEL COLOURING

Gel food colouring will give you the brightest result but just add a tiny bit at a time as it’s strong stuff.

STACK A RAINBOW

To create a full rainbow effect, we stacked our pancakes in the following order (from the bottom): blue, green, plain, yellow, red. You can mix them up however you like though.

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Rating: 4 out of 5.7 ratings
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