Thursday, 13 June 2013

Cinnamon Oat Pancakes

I wanted to include a 'naked' pancake picture to prove I didn't burn them (I definitely burnt the first batch I made) ha!

I have never made or eaten American style pancakes before, I'm more of a tradition lemon and sugar thin pancake kinda girl, so this was something new to me. Since I've become addicted to Pinterest, I'm constantly seeing amazing food images including some amazing looking pancakes so I thought I'd give it a try!

This recipe makes about 10 pancakes and I topped them with low fat natural yoghurt, some defrosted frozen summer fruits and a drizzle of honey.

(Sorry it's in cups, the battery has gone on my scales, but approx conversions are below too)
1 cup plain flour (128g)
2 tbsp caster sugar (25g)
2 tsps baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 cup rolled oats (85g)
1 cup milk (140ml)
1 egg

Combine the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and oats) in a bowl, then combine the wet ingredients (milk and egg) in a separate bowl or jug. Slowly add the milk and egg mixture into the dry ingredients, mixing with a whisk.

Add a tiny amount of oil to a frying pan (I used a few sprays of fry-light), then drop a large tablespoon of the batter into the pan. You should be able to fit around 4 pancakes in one pan. Fry on a medium - high heat for 2/3 minutes, on one side. You should be able to see small bubbles form and burst on the top of the batter, once you can see this happening after about 2 minutes they're ready to turn. Then fry for a further 2 mins on the other side.

These tasted amazing with the yoghurt, fruit and honey but it would also be amazing with banana and honey too - yum! They took a little while to prepare and make, so not really appropriate for early morning work breakfasts, but they're the perfect weekend breakfast! :)

Let me know if you try this recipe! Do you prefer American style or English pancakes?
Also, if you have Pinterest, leave your link in a comment and I'll follow :) I need more people to follow! x


  1. These look so yummy! I'm going to have to try and find a vegan recipe!

    Emma x

  2. I think I love you for posting this!

  3. Yum, these look delicious. I have to say the Americans win the pancake award for me they are always so fluffy :)

  4. These pancakes are making me ridiculously hungry. they look incredible! x

    The Littles.

  5. I'm also a pinning addict! Another recipe featuring cinnamon...NOM. I want one right now!