Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Homemade Instant Pancake Mix (Nigella Lawson)

This comes handy on lazy mornings, and it's homemade

Just mix with wet ingredients, and your breakfast is ready
Recipe is from HERE
What you need:
For the pancake mix:
600g plain flour
3 tbsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
40g caster sugar
Mix all ingredients above and keep in an airtight container
For the batter:
150g pancake mix
1 large egg
250ml fresh milk
1 tbsp melted butter
  1. Heat a flat griddle or pan with no oil
  2. Spoon drops of 1½-2 tablespoons of batter onto the hot griddle or into the pan and, when bubbles appear on the surface of the little pancakes, flip them over to make them golden brown on both sides. A minute or so a side should do it
The batter is rather thin

Delicious, soft and fluffy pancake drizzled with maple syrup. The pan that I used was too big, I got huge pancakes and a little too thin. I actually prefer thicker pancake, I shall use smaller pan next time :)

I'm submitting this post to Cook Like A Star, organised by Zoe from Bake for Happy Kids, Joyce from Kitchen Flavours and Anuja from Simple Baking where this month guest chef is Nigella Lawson
I still can't achieve smooth and even brown looking pancakes. Still working on it :)

10 Oct 2013

Finally, pancakes with the look I always look for :)


This pancake mix is indeed a keeper!


  1. Hi Alice,
    A lovely breakfast treat! Just minutes ago, my kids requested pancakes for breakfast tomorrow! :)
    Thanks for linking!

  2. Hi Alice,

    I thought this is a great idea too. My son and I watched the youtube clip of Nigella cooking these pancakes for her daughter and slumber night party friends... My son said that he wants the pancakes but not the kind of girly party - LOL!


  3. I think your pancakes look great as is! Maybe letting the batter 'sit' for a bit - say 15 mins, might allow it to thicken.

  4. Yummy good idea! Alice, I think your forgot to mention how much pancake mix to mix with the egg/milk/butter :)

    1. thanks PH for being so vigilant, amended already :)

  5. ivy sew http://simplybeautifulhealthyliving.blogspot.comAugust 16, 2013 at 12:23 AM

    Hi Alice, yummy pancake :)

  6. Hi Alice, great pancakes. Usually the first few pancakes are not evenly browned but I wouldn't care if it tastes great.


  7. Hi Alice, Looks very Delicious pancake , We like this food, and we like to invite you to upload your unusual delicious & unexplored recipe on Find best dishes at restaurants in Ahmedabad



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