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Christmas Pancakes

Add a touch of Christmas to a family favourite

30 mins
9 ingredients
$1.67 / person
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Christmas Pancakes

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  • Serves = 4 (approx. 10 pikelets)
  • 1 cup wholemeal S/R flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup of milk of choice
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • Extra virgin olive oil

  • Decorations:

    Option 1:
  • 4 peaches
  • 2 bananas
  • 20 almonds (optional)
  • 20 frozen blueberries
  • Option 2:
  • 2 punnets strawberries, tops removed and sliced in half lengthways
  • Reduced fat greek yogurt
  • 20 blueberries
  • 2 bananas

It’s this easy

  • In a medium mix together eggs and milk.

  • Add flour and cinnamon to the egg/milk mixture and stir until there are no lumps. Add more milk if it is too thick.

  • Heat a large fry pan over medium heat.

  • Add a little olive oil to the fry pan and scoop 1-2 tbsp of pancake batter into the fry pan per pikelet. You may be able to cook a few at a time depending on the size of your frying pan.

  • Wait until bubbles start to appear on the top of the pikelet (around 2-3 mins), then turn over and cook for another 1-2 mins. Until both sides are browned.

  • (Decorations - Option 1): Slice each peach into 8-10 segments, slice bananas into small discs. Lay one pikelet on a plate and using 4-6 pieces of peach, lay create 2 antlers (2-3 pieces per antler). Place one slice of banana in the middle of each pikelet and use 2 blueberries as eyes. Two almonds can be placed between the peach antlers to look like reindeer ears.

  • (Decorations - Option 2): Slice the tops off of the strawberries and cut in half, cut little chunks out of the strawberries to make them look similar to reindeer antlers. Slice bananas into discs. Lay two pikelets on a plate, overlapping slightly. Where they overlap add a slice of banana. Place two blueberries to make eyes, and on the edge of the pikelet, above the eyes, place two strawberries to look like antlers.


Nutrition Information (per serve)*:

  • Energy (1301kJ)

  • Protein (10.7g)

  • Total fat (5.9g)

  • Saturated fat (1.2g)

  • Carbohydrate (47.7g); Starch (26.2g), Sugars (21.5g), Added sugars (0g), Free sugars (0g)

  • Dietary fibre (9g)

  • Sodium (274.9mg)

  • Calcium (137.8mg)

  • Iron (1.8mg)

* When prepared using toppings per option 1


Contains: Gluten, Dairy, Nuts, Wheat, Eggs, FODMAPs.
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