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    Our children made and decorated pancakes.  View our efforts on our facebook page.

    A simple pancake recipe:


    • 1 large egg or 1 egg and one yolk
    • ½ pint/280ml milk
    • 4oz/110g plain flour (4 heaped dessertspoons)
    • 1 tbsp melted butter


    Sift the flour into a bowl and make a well in the middle. Break in the egg (and yolk, if using) and add apinch of salt and a splash of the milk. Whisk the egg, gradually incorporating the flour, to make a smooth cream. Whisk in the rest of the milk and the melted butter.

    Brush a hot pan with vegetable oil before adding your batter and swilling thinly around the pan, tipping the pan so the mixture spreads evenly. It will begin to cook immediately: pour any excess back into the bowl.

    When the pancake is browned on the bottom and the very edges are beginning to lift away, give the pan a shake to make sure the pancake is loose. If it is sticking anywhere, use a spatula to loosen it. When it moves freely, then you are ready to toss it - or, if you're less confident, use a spatula to turn it over. The other side will only need a few seconds. Slide out of the pan, and top with a topping of your choice

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