Enjoy the benefits of a healthy slant on pancakes

It’s Shrove Tuesday; which only means one thing – pancakes! So get your frying pan out and flip those pancakes. It’s easy to stay healthy on pancake day; just try this simple recipe and enjoy the health benefits of yummy fruit toppings for your pancakes.

Pancakes topped with fresh fruit and greek yogurt

(makes 6)

Ingredients

For the pancakes:

50g plain flour

1 large egg

150ml skimmed milk

1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil, plus a little extra for frying

Toppings:

A handful of your favorite fresh fruit (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, banana)

1 tbsp of Plain Greek yogurt

1 tsp of honey

Method

  1. Put the flour, eggs, milk, 1 tbsp and a pinch of salt into a bowl or large jug and whisk to a smooth batter.
  2. Set the batter aside for 30 minutes to rest if you have time, or start cooking straight away.
  3. Set a medium frying pan or crepe pan over a medium heat and carefully wipe it with some oiled kitchen paper.
  4. Once the pan is hot, cook your pancakes for 1 minute on each side until golden, keeping them warm in a low oven as you go.
  5. Serve with 1 tblsp of plain Greek yogurt, 1 tsp of honey and a handful of fresh berries.