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Healthy Fruit Pancake Recipes

By , February 20, 2012

For an alternative to the traditional healthy breakfast pancake this Pancake Tuesday, why not put a juicy twist on things with one of our delicious fresh fruit recipes?

To cook the pancakes below, first beat the wet ingredients together (eggs and milk) and then gradually add them to the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder etc.). The fruit ingredients can be blended or roughly chopped and added in just before the mixture goes in the pan.

Each recipe makes around 10 pancakes.

Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes

  • 200g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 75g oatmeal
  • 1 egg
  • 300ml milk
  • 1 tsp honey
  • ½ punnet of blueberries

Banana Bran Pancakes

  • 175g self-raising flour
  • 25g whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • 50g oat bran
  • 1 egg
  • 300ml milk
  • 1 banana, sliced

Strawberry Ricotta Pancakes

  • 200g whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 300ml milk
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 200g ricotta cheese
  • ½ punnet strawberries

Top with honey and chopped fruit rather than sugar and syrup and enjoy a guilt-free Pancake Tuesday!


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