Recipe: Beetroot pancakes with eggs, smoked bacon & maple syrup
6:00am Sunday 10th February 2013 in Freetime
Serves 4, makes 12 small pancakes
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
250g plain cooked (vacuum packed) beetroot, drained
225g plain flour
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
30g butter, melted & cooled
1tbsp baking powder
1 tsp sugar
Sunflower oil for shallow frying
12 rashers smoked streaky bacon, cooked crisply
Maple syrup, to taste
4 eggs, fried
What to do:
1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor and blitz until smooth.
2. Heat a little oil in a large frying pan. Pour ladles of the batter into the pan and cook until you start to see little bubbles on the surface - this will take a minute or two.
3. Using a fish slice flip over the pancakes and cook for a further minute or so. Transfer to a warm plate and cover tightly with foil. Continue until you have used all the batter.
4. Serve hot with the eggs, bacon and plenty of maple syrup.
Submitted by www.lovebeetroot.co.uk