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Griddle cakes recipe

This recipe is very flexible, you can add blueberries to make blueberry fluffy pancakes or other ingredients such as straw berries and granola.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Resting time 10 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • Griddle pan/ non-stick pan
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Ladle


  • 13.5 ounces self-raising flour (400 grams)
  • 400 millilitres milk
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • 2 tbsp melted unsalted butter ( and extra for greasing)
  • tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (use vanilla essence as a substitute)
  • ¼ tsp mixed spice (cardamom, cinnamon and nutmeg)
  • 1/2 tsp salt (or just enough to taste)


  • In a mixing bowl, combine together wheat flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and mixed spice and mix the ingredients well.
  • In another mixing bowl, add eggs and use a whisk to beat them. Add milk, vanilla extract and melted butter. Use a whisk to mix the ingredients thoroughly.
  • Place a non-stick pan on medium heat and grease it with butter or cooking oil. Use a paper towel to wipe off excess oil
  • Pour batter on the pan and let it spread on its own. Cook for a minute or two until small bubbles begin to form. Use a filliping spoon to turn carefully and let both sides cook evenly.
  • Repeat the procedure with the remaining batter to get about 8 to 10 pancakes
  • Serve hot and with a topping of your choice.



Tip: For the best outcome, mix the dry and wet ingredients separately before combining them together.
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