Instant Vanilla Pancake Mix
There are moments when you need to walk in the door and make something without any fuss – something fast, delicious and pleasing to all. Whether you’ve just invited extra children home for tea, or you’ve come in from an afternoon in the garden, pancakes are universally welcome and instant – especially if you’ve got your mix already prepped.
Makes 8 batches (1 batch makes 6 pancakes)
Prep time 5 minutes
Cooking time 10 minutes
Suitable for freezing No
For the mix
200g Vanilla Sugar
8 tsp baking powder
4 tsp mixed spice
4 tsp sea salt
To make 1 batch of pancakes
150g pancake mix
240ml semi-skimmed milk
1 tbs vegetable or rapeseed oil, per pancake for frying
1 Sieve all the mix ingredients together and really mix well. Transfer into a large, clean, airtight jar.
2 Put the 150g of pancake mix into a bowl; add the milk and 2 eggs. Whisk.
3 Heat the oil in a frying pan. Pour in batter from a jug to whatever size/thickness you want and roll gently to cover the pan evenly. Turn the heat down to low and allow the pancake to cook for about 1 minute. Turn the pancake over (feel free to do a fancy flip once you’ve made sure the pancake isn’t stuck!) Cook the opposite side and serve.
TIPS & USES
• I serve my pancakes with lashings of maple syrup and sautéed apples in butter topped with ice-cream.