Top 3 Healthy Pancake Toppings

Mon, 05 Feb 2018
stewed apple cinnamon yogurt almond and honey crepese pancake tuesday national dairy council

Pancakes are tasty treats that can be served up as part of a lazy weekend breakfast, a speedy snack or as a delicious dessert. This Pancake Tuesday we bring you perfect pancakes with our top 3 healthy toppings.

Pancake Perfection:

To make approx. 12 delicious pancakes, you will need:

  • 125g plain flour
  • 300ml of milk
  • 1 egg
  • Pinch of salt
  • Oil for frying

Method:

  1. Sieve flour and salt into a bowl.
  2. Make a well in the centre of the flour; add the egg and about 100ml of the milk.
  3. As you beat the mixture, gradually add the rest of the milk until a smooth batter is formed.
  4. Pour the batter into a jug and allow to stand for 30-40mins.
  5. Pour a thin layer of the batter onto an oiled and heated frying pan.
  6. Fry until golden brown and turn/flip to brown the other side.

Stewed Apple, Cinnamon, Almonds & Yogurt

stewed apple cinnamon yogurt almond and honey crepese pancake tuesday national dairy council

Serves 4
Ingredients:
  • 2  red eating apples
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 250ml natural yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp flaked & toasted almonds
  • Optional – drizzle honey
Method:
  1. To stew the apple, cut the apple into small cubes place in a saucepan with 2 tablespoons of water and cinnamon. Simmer until the apple is tender.
  2. Fold the crepes in half and then in half again.
  3. Spoon on the yogurt and then the stewed apple on top.
  4. Sprinkle on flaked almonds.
  5. Optional drizzle on honey.
  6. Serve.

Mushrooms, Spinach & Cheese

mushroom_spinach_cheese savoury pancake crepe recipe pancake tuesday national dairy council

Serves 4
Ingredients:
  • 200g mushrooms, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 400g spinach
  • 100g cheddar cheese
Method:
  1. Gently fry the garlic  with mushrooms in a frying pan with a drizzle of oil until soft and cooked through.
  2. Add the spinach to the frying pan.
  3. Once the spinach is wilted spoon the mixture onto the crepes.
  4. Sprinkle with cheddar cheese and serve.

Mixed Berries, Yogurt & Honey

mixed berry yogurt crepes pancakes pancake tuesday national dairy council

Serves 4
Ingredients:
  • 125g blueberries
  • 125g raspberries
  • 125g strawberries (quartered)
  • 250g yogurt
  • Drizzle of honey
Method:
  1. Spoon the yogurt onto the crepes.
  2. Add mix berries to each crepe.
  3. Roll the crepes and serve with a drizzle of honey.

 


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