Healthy Pancakes

Delicious pancakes with berries on the wooden table

Content highlights

Type of meal


Prep time

5 mins

Cook time

3-4 mins


4 pancakes


  • 50g wholegrain flour
  • 50g plain flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 250ml low fat milk
  • 1 tsp oil (for frying)


  1. Sieve the flour into a bowl.
  2. Make a well in the centre and add the egg.
  3. Add in the milk and beat. If the mixture is too thick, add in some extra milk or use a hand blender or liquidiser to help mix it.
  4. Place a little oil on a preheated pan on medium heat.
  5. When hot, pour in enough batter to thinly cover the bottom of the pan.
  6. Cook until underside is golden brown then flip and cook other side until golden.
  7. Serve with your choice of fresh fruit or yogurt.

For apple and cinnamon pancakes: After step 3, add a teaspoon of cinnamon to the batter and stir it in. Peel and slice a large apple finely, then chop into small pieces. Add apple to the batter and stir.

For blueberry pancakes: After step 3, chop some blueberries in half and stir through the batter before cooking.

Free 'Eating for 2' recipe Ebook

Healthy, tasty recipes by chef Lorraine Pascale and our team of nutritionists

Nutritional benefits

This recipe is high in B12 which has a role in the process of cell division and contributes to the normal function of the immune system. It is also a great source of protein which is important for growth and repair of cells for your baby.

High in:


Vitamin B12

Source of: