Burger pancakes Recipe

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That’s right, pancakes that look like a burger! Give your pancakes a fresh spruce this Pancake Day by turing your pancakes into this burger. This tasty creation may look like the real thing but if you take a closer look you will see its actually a sweet treat. Sandwich thick American-style pancakes with double chocolate chip cookies and layer with some cleverly made sauces and sides. Not just for Shrove Tuesday, these will make the perfect treat for a birthday party or celebration. You could even turn them into mini slider-style burgers and serve as canapés! So much fun! All your friends will be asking how you made them, your secret is safe with us!


  • Basic 
  •  batter (replace the milk with buttermilk and flour with self-raising flour for a thicker pancake)
  • Desiccated coconut
  • Large soft double chocolate chip cookies
  • Green, yellow and red food colouring
  • Sesame seeds
  • Icing sugar
  • Milk chocolate, melted


  • Make up a batch of basic pancakes and allow to cool slightly. We made American-style pancakes for this recipe by replacing the milk with buttermilk and the plain flour with self-raising.

  • Colour the coconut with green food colouring to resemble lettuce.

  • Mix the red and yellow food colourings with two separate batches of icing sugar to make the ketchup and mustard sauces.

  • Spread the melted chocolate onto the pancake and place one or two cookies on top.

  • Drizzle over the red and yellow icing and sprinkle with the coconut.

  • Spread another pancake with the melted chocolate and place on top and then sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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