Saturday, 17 December 2011

Ridiculously Happy pancakes!

Happy pancakes

Last weekend, my better half and his epic food obsession struck again. He and Grat found an all American pancake recipe and gathered a host of fresh sweet ingredients to make an immense breakfast treat! Ice cream, almonds, banana, honey, choc chips, honey, whipped cream.... Grat's started to leak ice cream from every layer.
Using Jamie Oliver's USA pancake recipe, they formed a four tier mountain that conquered them both and Tom was eating his the next day. Grat had two cups of tea on the go and was still beaten by the sweetness. Clearly half the portion would suffice, but it was a Saturday challenge to get both boys revved up for the weekend. Teaching can take it out of you so the extra calories will go to good use! I had a modest two tier mountain with far less ice cream, but it was still too much.

Happy face American style pancakes

4 tier USA style pancakes - Delicious!

Jamie's Recipe - click the link or read below.

3 large eggs
115g/4oz plain flour
1 heaped teaspoon baking powder
140ml/5fl oz milk
a pinch of salt

Separate the eggs.
Add the flour, baking powder and milk to the yolks and mix to a smooth thick batter.
Whisk the whites with the salt until they form stiff peaks.
Fold into the batter – it is now ready to use.

Cook on a medium heat.
Sprinkle you topping on the pancake as it is cooking to make a crispy golden brown finish.
Cook for a couple of minutes and flip over.


  1. I was also thinking about working as tefl teacher abroad)) Do you like it? Great blog!

  2. Thanks Kate, yeah I really have enjoyed my time in Korea, it has its ups and downs but generally it has been a blast! On the home stretch now and back to England in January! If you want any info on Korea, you can email me I would be happy to give you any info I can.