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A stack of american pancakes topped with banana slices and walnuts, and drizzled with honey
Jamie Oliver's Fluffy American Pancakes
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins

Jamie Oliver's Fluffy American Pancakes with walnuts, bananas and honey, an indulgent yet healthy breakfast or brunch for the whole family. Super quick and easy to make, these pancakes are a favourite with kids.

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast recipes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 243 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups full-fat milk
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • a pinch salt
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • to serve: walnuts, bananas and honey
  1. In a large bowl, sift the flour and add the baking powder and cinnamon.

  2. Separate the egg yolks from the egg whites.

  3. Beat the egg yolks lights, pour over the milk and give a good stir.

  4. Combine the flour mixture with the milk and egg yolk and mix well with a silicone spatula, you will get a thick batter.

  5. Next, beat the egg whites with a pinch of salt until it forms stiff peaks.

  6. Fold it in the batter, add the lemon juice and mix well to combine.

  7. Heat up a non-stick frying pan, add one or two drops of oil and use a ladle to pour over some batter.

  8. Cook on both sides until golden and firm to touch, it should not take longer than 1-2 minutes once the pan is hot.

  9. Repeat with the remaining batter.

  10. Serve with honey, slices of banana and chopped walnuts.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Jamie Oliver's Fluffy American Pancakes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 243 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 126mg42%
Sodium 64mg3%
Potassium 254mg7%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 240IU5%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 120mg12%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.