Baked Explorer Pancakes

Baked Explorer Pancakes

Serves 2. Recipe devised by Kate Morris and Sally Brown.

45 minutes This should take about 45 mins

You will need:

  • vegetable oil for greasing
  • 1 egg
  • 2 dessertspoons milk
  • 2 spring onions
  • 10g fresh coriander (about a small handful)
  • 2 dessertspoons sweetcorn
  • 30-40g (about 8) green beans
  • 50g plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of pepper

Remember to ask a Grown-up for help.

What to do:

Step 1

You will need - workmat, scales, teaspoon, dessertspoon, pastry brush, baking tray, baking paper, 2 cups, fork/whisk, scissors, 2 mixing bowls, oven gloves (for adult use).

Step 2

Before cooking, wash your hands and put an apron on. Weigh or measure all the ingredients. Ask a grown-up to preheat the oven to 200°C (fan), 220°C, Gas 7.

Step 3

Break the egg into a cup, add the milk and stir.

Step 4

Chop up the spring onions with the scissors, topping and tailing to take off the roots and the dark green part. Put into a mixing bowl. Put the fresh coriander in another cup and cut up using the scissors. Add the coriander to the mixing bowl, then add the sweetcorn.

Step 5

'Top and tail’ the green beans (remove the stalks and tails using fingers or scissors) and cut them or snap them into small pieces (about 2cm) – add to the mixing bowl. Stir all of the ingredients together. Then add the eggy mixture to the vegetables.

Step 6

In another bowl, stir the flour and baking powder together. Add the flour mix to the vegetable mixture and stir to form a smooth batter. It will be quite thick. Add the pepper.

Step 7

Place baking paper on a baking tray and brush with some oil. Drop four heaped dessertspoons of the mixture onto the paper to make four pancakes. (Flatten them a little with the back of the spoon so that they are not too heaped.)

Step 8

Ask a grown-up to bake them in the oven for 10 minutes. Serve 2 each with red and orange pepper pieces.

For grown-ups

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Serves 2. Recipe devised by Kate Morris and Sally Brown.

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