11 year old Finley and 11 year old Thomas show you how to have fun making delicious pancakes – ideal for Shrove Tuesday or any quick meal. More on this recipe and others in our free Co-operative food digital magazine
Makes about 6 Takes 10 minutes to make + 15 minutes to stand + about 20 minutes to cook
• 125g plain flour
• 2 Co-operative British free range eggs
• 300ml semi skimmed milk
• 25g unsalted butter, melted
• 1 tbsp vegetable oil
• 15-20g unsalted butter
• To serve, 1 lemon, cut into wedges, and
6-8 tsp sugar
1. Sieve the flour into a bowl. This helps take out any lumps in the flour and will add a little air to your pancake mix. If you are cooking with a friend you can help each other.
2. Make a hole in the middle of the flour so that you can see the bottom of the bowl – this is called a well. Crack the eggs into a small bowl and then whisk the eggs with a fork.
3. Pour the eggs into the well then stir the eggs with a fork and watch the flour fall into the egg. Don’t be tempted to bring the flour into the eggs – it will gradually fall in on its own.
4. Once the egg mixture is quite thick, whisk in the milk and watch the flour fall gradually into the batter mixture. Mix in the melted butter, cover and leave to stand for about 15 minutes.
5. Heat a frying pan over a medium heat and add 1 tsp oil and a little of the butter. Spoon a ladleful of the batter into the pan and then carefully move the pan around so that the mixture covers
the base of the pan.
6. Cook for a couple of minutes, then flip the pancake with a spatula. Cook for another minute then toss it for fun. Serve with a squeeze of lemon and a little sugar. Repeat with the rest of the
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