What will breakfast bring?
Strong coffee…yes please
Muffins, toast, granola, a quick egg on toast…for some a bar of chocolate or a bag of crisps….this breaks my heart, but that’s another blog for another day…..
But today, today, how about pancakes..because I am sure I saw something in the supermarket today…and I’m not sure what it was…Pancake powder..in a plastic bottle??? What the hell is that??? If you don’t think you can make pancakes, please just try. I promise its soooo easy and good food for growing kids…
Breakfast will always be a toughy..
Somedays I’m hungry, some days, I hate to get up…some days need a fryup…whatever day it is I always make sure no one leaves the house without a good breakfast.
The kids love a omlette or a fried egg sandwich. For some reason people freak out if you give an egg for breakfast, but it is a millions times better than a dish of chocolate cereal…or crisps…or nothing…but I digress.
So let’s make pancakes, proper ones…I promise if the kitchen scares you, pancakes are easy peasy…you don’t even need scales…just flour, egg, milk and a pan…plus something to throw on top…I struggle between lemon and sugar and golden syrup….my boy likes plain…my girl nutella….on everything if I let her let 🙂
So all you need is a small tumbler or cup….
Measure your eggs first….just crack them into the cup. Then tip into a mixing jug or bowl.
(I use 2 which will make about 6 to 8 pancakes depending on th size of your pan)
Next measure the same amount of milk, add to the jug, plus 2 tablespoons of water.
Plain flour, again measure in your cup, and add a teaspoon of sugar.
Then whisk until smooth, or blitz with a stick blender until there are no more lumps. If you can leave it to rest for 30 minutes even better.
And that is it…..spoon a bit of batter into a small flat frying pan…(I use a non stick pan so don’t add any oil.) Give it a swirl and cook until it’s starting to peel from the edges…turn over…or toss if feeling brave. again cook until it becomes free from the pan bottom and looks golden….then gobble it up whilst hot….
love, hugs and happy tossing…