Queen of Pancakes Recipe

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serves:

5

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Total Time:

00:25

Prep:

00:20

Cooking:

00:15

If you’re a fan of the Queen of Pudding, you’re certainly going to love Queen of Pancakes – a pancake twist on this classic! Top your pancakes with a luxurious berry mixture and creamy, gooey meringue. Use a blow torch to give your meringue a professional finish. Serve these delicious pancakes as soon as you’ve assembled them. As if you’d want to wait?!

Ingredients

  • For the 
  • :
  • 1x batch
  • 400g mixed berries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • 2 large, free range egg whites
  • 120g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp cornflour

Method

  • Make up your batch of pancakes.

  • Heat the berries and sugar with ½ tbsp water in a small saucepan, cover with a lid, heat gently for around 8 minutes or until the berries just start to pop then set aside to cool slightly.

  • Put the egg whites into a bowl. With an electric hand whisk, beat until soft peaks form. Now add the sugar, a little at a time, whisking until stiff and glossy. Whisk in the cornflour.

  • Divide the berry mixture between the pancakes, top with a few dollops of the meringue then either cook under a medium hot grill for a few minutes to brown, or brown with a blow torch.

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Once you've made up your batch of pancakes, pop them on an ovenproof plate and leave in the oven on a very low heat so they stay warm whilst you prepare the fruit and meringue

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