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Spice up your Valentine's Day cooking this year!

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Written by Elizabeth
Published on 15th January 2019 at 11:48 • No comments yet, be the first!

All You Need is Love Pancakes

all you need is love pancakes

Spices like cinnamon and cardamon have long been hailed as aphrodisiacs and rose petals are a universal symbol of love. This Valentine’s Day, our ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE BLEND makes it easy to use these spices in your cooking - perfect sprinkled over fresh fruit, ice cream and these light, fluffy pancakes.

  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Serves: 2

  • Heat rating: 0/5
  • Dietary: none

Ingredients

  • 70ml milk (any type)
  • 1 medium egg - beaten
  • 70g self raising flour
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • Syrup, ice cream and fresh fruit (eg blueberries, raspberries or chopped banana) to serve

Spices

  • ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE BLEND: Nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, rose petals, cayenne, long pepper, cubeb, black pepper, cardamon Please note if you're making a bigger batch, you'll need to scale up the fresh ingredients in proportion but the spices only by 2/3 or it will be too spicy!

Method

  1. Mix the flour with the sugar, a pinch of salt and ½ tsp ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE BLEND then make a well in the centre. Whisk in the egg and milk to a smooth, thick batter (stir in an optional 2 tbsp fruit if you like)
  2. Heat a large frying pan then wipe with oil. Spoon the pancake mixture into the pan to make pancakes about 7-8cm in diameter (you may have to do this in batches) then cook for 1 minute or until the pancakes begin to puff up and bubble on the surface, flip over and cook for 1 minute or until golden and cooked through
  3. Serve the pancakes with syrup, ice cream and fresh fruit sprinkled with a little more of the ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE BLEND

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