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Pancakes

 

Ingredients

  • 300ml/½ pint Milk
  • 2 Eggs
  • 20g Castor Sugar
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 115g Plain Flour
  • 55g Melted Butter
  • Sunflower Oil for frying

Method

  1. Make the batter the easy way, in an electric blender.  Put in the ½ pint of milk, 2 eggs, 20g sugar and a pinch of salt.  Whiz for a few seconds.  Then pour into a jug or bowl.
  2. Add the flour and mix together until smooth.
  3. Just before cooking the pancakes, stir in the melted butter.
  4. Heat a frying pan and add just enough sunflower oil to cover the surface, then quickly wipe off the surplus oil with kithen paper.  When the pan is smoking hot, pour in about half a ladle of batter and immediately tip the pan to and fro so the batter thinly covers the whole surface.  After a few seconds, when the uppermost surface of the pancake looks dry, turn it over, gently easing a palette knife under it.
  5. Squeeze lemon juice over the pancake and sprinkle it with sugar, before rolling it up or folding it into quarters.

Variations: Spread the pancake with maple syrup, jam or chocolate spread.