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Gingerbread Pancakes

Gingerbread Pancakes

Prep Time: 5 mins Cooking Time: 3 mins


  • 1¼ cup (156g) plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¾ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ cup (50g) coconut sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 1 tablespoon molasses, or black treacle
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup, or fruit purée plus extra for serving
  • 2 medium eggs, whisked
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • ¾ cup (187ml) buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter for frying



In a bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and spices


In a separate bowl mix together the sugar, molasses, maple syrup, eggs, melted butter and buttermilk


Add the wet ingredients to the dry and stir until just combined - don’t worry if a few lumps remain


In a frying pan, heat 1 tablespoon of the butter over a medium heat and then add two tablespoons of batter per pancake - cook for 1-2 minutes until bubbles begin to form and then carefully flip to cook the underside for another minute


Continue to cook the pancakes in this way, until you have used all of your batter


Serve once cooled with a drizzle of maple syrup.

These delicious pancakes are ideal for Christmas morning, to make life easy simply make ahead, freeze and de-frost overnight on Christmas Eve.

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