American Style Pancakes (Quick Recipe)

American Style Pancakes (Quick Recipe)

  Method: Simply add 375ml of milk to Odlums Quick Pancakes bottle. Replace cap and shake until mix is fully dissolved. Add oil to frying pan. Pour enough batter to form 14cm/6inch pancakes. When batter is puffed and bubbling on top, turn and cook on other side until golden brown in colour. To finish, place two warm pancakes on a plate and top with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream and fruit in season. Drizzle over raspberry coulis and dust wit…

Ham and Cheese Savoury Pancakes

Ham and Cheese Savoury Pancakes

Method: Cook the broccoli in a large pan of boiling water for 3 minutes, until just tender. Drain and set aside. Prepare the pancakes (as per pack instructions). To fill them, put a slice of ham over each pancake, then top with the broccoli. Cut the Camembert into thin slices and lay over the broccoli. Season with black pepper. Roll each pancake up like a cigar and lay in a single layer in a shallow ovenproof dish. Before baking, sprinkle the g…

American Style Pancakes

American Style Pancakes

Method: Put the pancake mix and sugar into a bowl. Beat the egg and milk together and add to the dry ingredients. Beat until mixture is smooth. Cover and allow to stand for 15 minutes. Beat again for a few seconds before frying. Heat a little oil on a pan and drop spoonfuls of batter into pan. When mixture is puffed and bubbling on top, turn and cook on other side. Serve hot. Serving Suggestions: Serve hot with butter. Serve with hone…

Know your Flours

Odlums Cream Plain Flour This is the standard flour used for cooking and baking. It is ideal for making soda breads, cakes, pastry, biscuits, pancakes, gravy and sauces.  Odlums Self Raising Flour This is a plain flour with added raising agents. It is suitable for sponges, scones and tea breads. Odlums Wholemeal Flour This is as it says – the wholegrain with nothing added or nothing taken out. Principally used for traditional Irish Soda Br…

Pancake Fillings

Pancake Fillings

Pancakes or crepes may be filled and served in rolls, envelopes or used as wraps for various fillings:   Dust with caster sugar, add a squeeze of lemon juice, roll up pancake and serve Drizzled with Shamrock Maple Syrup Fruit served with whipped cream Stewed apples, flavoured with cinnamon and a dollop of fresh cream Diced chicken with a salsa sauce Cottage cheese and diced pineapple Poached egg and Hollandaise Sauce…

Crepe Suzette

Crepe Suzette

Method: Sieve flour and salt into a bowl. Make a well in the centre of the flour, break in the egg and add about a third of the milk. Beat well, gradually pouring in the rest of the milk and drawing the flour to make a smooth batter. Pour batter into a jug and allow to stand for about 30 minutes. Brush a pancake pan or frying pan with oil. When pan is hot, give batter a stir before pouring a thin layer onto pan. Fry until golden brown, turn and…