As it’s UK’s national pancake day, we thought we’d make our thick and tasty American Pancakes with plantain & syrup glaze. This fluffy treat compliments well with the crunchy plantain texture, and is a really simple recipe that will sure to get your tastebuds bouncing! Let us know what you think?

  1. 1 tablespoon baking powder
  2. 1 pinch of salt (optional)
  3. 1 teaspoon brown or white sugar
  4. 2 large eggs (beaten)
  5. 30 grams melted butter
  6. 300 millilitres milk
  7. Vanilla essence
  8. 225 grams plain flour
  9. vegetable oil or butter for frying


  1. Pour all ingredients in a blender (Starting with milk) and mix
  2. Make sure the mixture is thick and smooth and rest for 15 minutes
  3. Pour 1 tsp of vegetable oil on a non stick frying pan and whip around with a tissue
  4. On medium heat, once hot, pour pancake mix into the pan from the middle making a circle shape.
  5. Cook for 1 minute on each side
  6. Fry plantain in shallow vegetable oil until golden brown on each side
  7. Decorate pancake with plantain and syrup