Healthy Pancakes

Serves
4 pancakes
Cook time
3-4 mins
Prep time
5 mins

BENEFIT

This recipe is a source of folate and high in B12 which helps to process folic acid. It is also a great source of protein which is important for growth and repair of cells for your baby.

Ingredients

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

Directions

  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.

BENEFIT

This recipe is a source of folate and high in B12 which helps to process folic acid. It is also a great source of protein which is important for growth and repair of cells for your baby.

High in:

  • Vitamin B12
TIP

Adding in some wholegrain flour is a great way to make healthier pancakes that are still just as delicious. Serving with fruit or yogurt will help you get some extra vitamins or calcium into your diet for your growing baby.