Perfect Pancakes

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  • Recipe difficulty: Easy
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  • Serves: Up to 8 people
  • Course: Desserts

Preparation 10 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes
Makes 6-8
Tools Balloon whisk with splash guard


  1. Place the flour and salt into the mixer bowl with splashguard. Add the egg and a quarter of the milk. Using the whisk on speed 1, mix until smooth. Gradually whisk in the remaining milk to make a smooth batter.
  2. Pour into a jug and leave to stand for 3 minutes.
  3. Heat the minimum of oil in an omelette pan (6 inch), pour in just enough batter to cover the base of the pan.
  4. Cook over a moderately high heat for about a minute, then toss or turn to cook the other side for another 30 seconds.
  5. Transfer to a plate and repeat with the remaining batter to make 8 pancakes, stacking with greaseproof in-between.
  6. Serve sprinkled with lemon and sugar or jam.


100g/4oz plain flour
Pinch of salt
1 egg
300ml/½ pint milk
1 tbsp vegetable oil

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