Perfect pancakes with sumptuous strawberry filling

A quick and easy recipe that’ll help you master the art of making a perfect pancake. Team your pancakes up with this strawberry filling for a really sumptuous sweet treat and serve with freshly whipped cream. Delicious! 

Method:

Ingredients for the pancakes

115g flour

1 pinch of salt

1 tsp castor sugar

2 whole eggs

280ml whole milk

1 tablespoon oil

butter for the pan

Ingredients for the strawberry filling

450g of fresh strawberries

70g butter

70g granulated sugar

1 orange, zest and orange

150ml whipping cream

Method

1. For the pancakes: sieve flour and salt into a bowl. Mix the egg, sugar, milk and oil in another bowl. Add the liquid ingredients to the flour and salt mixture.

2. Heat a knob of butter in a pan over a medium heat. Add a small ladle-full of the batter. Swirl the pan straight away so that the batter is spread evenly across the bottom. When the bottom side is lightly browned, flip the pancake and heat the other side until lightly browned too. Do the same with the remaining batter.

3. For the filling: melt the butter in a frying pan. Add the sugar, orange zest and orange juice and bring it to the boil, now add a good size helping of freshly prepared and halved strawberries.

4. Serving: Fill the pancakes with the hot strawberry filling and serve immediately with freshly whipped cream.

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