What feels more luxurious for breakfast than a delicious stack of pancakes in the morning? While you may think that they’re not the healthiest of breakfast – we’ve used natural sugars and fruit in this brilliant breakfast recipe to help make them more healthy. Plus with superfood mangoes and passion fruit, you’ll be getting a helping of your five-a-day with these tasty pancakes too. Mangoes are a great source of vitamin A, C and K, while passion fruit is also really rich in vitamin C – so this breakfast is great for helping boost your immunity. These pancakes make the perfect weekend breakfast treat for all the family. Truly scrumptious!
- 300g (10½ oz) plain flour
- 1tsp baking powder
- 284ml (10fl oz) buttermilk
- 6 eggs, beaten
- 25g (1oz) butter
- 2 ripe mangoes, cubed
- Flesh of 3 passion fruit (optional)
- 6tbsp runny honey
- Greek yogurt, to serve
To start making the pancakes, sift together the flour and baking powder into a large bowl and make a well in the centre.
For the rest of this superfood recipe, combine the buttermilk with 100ml (3½ fl oz) cold water. Pour into the flour a little at a time, whisking as you go until smooth. Beat in the eggs and a pinch of salt.
Heat a little of the butter in a small frying pan and spoon in about 3tbsp of the mixture. Cook for 1-2 mins on each side.
Keep the pancake warm on a plate resting on top of a pan of lightly simmering water, covered with cling film, while you cook the rest of the batter in the same way.
Stack the pancakes with the mango and passion fruit, then drizzle with honey and serve with a spoonful of Greek yogurt.
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Stack the pancakes between sheets of greaseproof paper so they don't burn.