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Buttermilk and cinnamon pancakes with bacon

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These delicious buttermilkĀ and cinnamon pancakes are very easy to make and have a beautiful warm aroma and flavour complemented by the light muscovado sugar. Serve with crispy bacon and a drizzle of maple syrup for an indulgent weekend breakfast or teatime treat.

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  • Serves:8
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

For the pancakes

  • 120g 4¼ oz Plain white flour (we like Allinson) Plain white flour
  • 1tsp 1tsp Baking powder
  • pinch pinch Salt
  • 2tbsp 2tbsp Unrefined light muscovado sugar (we like Billington's) Unrefined light muscovado sugar
  • 1tsp 1tsp Cinnamon stick(s)
  • 350ml 11⅞ fl oz Buttermilk
  • 50g 1⅞ oz Butter (unsalted) melted
  • 1 1 Egg(s) (free range) beaten

For the topping

  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • 8 8 Bacon rasher(s)
  • 4tbsp 4tbsp Maple syrup

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Sieve the flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon into a large bowl then add the sugar and stir then make a well in the centre.

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  2. Classic mode Step 2

    In a large jug whisk together the buttermilk, melted butter and beaten egg.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 350ml 11⅞ fl oz Buttermilk
    • 50g 1⅞ oz Butter (unsalted) melted
    • 1 1 Egg(s) (free range) beaten
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry, whisking until you have added it all and you get a smooth, thick batter. Leave to rest for 10-15 minutes.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Lightly grease a frying pan with oil and heat on a medium heat, then scoop a rounded tablespoon of batter into the pan. Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden. The pancakes will start to puff up as they cook.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Vegetable oil for frying
  5. Classic mode Step 5

    Transfer to a plate and keep warm whilst you make the rest.

  6. Classic mode Step 6

    Fry or grill the bacon until crispy, then serve with the pancakes and finish with a drizzle of maple syrup.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 8 8 Bacon rasher(s)
    • 4tbsp 4tbsp Maple syrup