American Blueberry Pancakes

Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Serves: Makes 10 pancakes


  • 200g self-raising flour 
  • 1 tsp baking powder 
  • 1 egg 
  • 300ml milk 
  • knob butter 
  • 150g pack blueberry 
  • sunflower oil or a little butter for cooking 
  • golden or maple syrup 


Step 1: Mix together 200g self-raising flour, 1 tsp baking powder and a pinch of salt in a large bowl. 

Step 2: Beat 1 egg with 300ml milk, make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients and whisk in the milk to make a thick smooth batter. 

Step 3: Beat in a knob of melted butter, and gently stir in half of the 150g pack of blueberries. 

Step 4: Heat a teaspoon of sunflower oil or small knob of butter in a large non-stick frying pan. 

Step 5: Drop a large tablespoonful of the batter per pancake into the pan to make pancakes about 7.5cm across. Make three or four pancakes at a time. 

Step 6: Cook for about 3 minutes over a medium heat until small bubbles appear on the surface of each pancake, then turn and cook another 2-3 minutes until golden. 

Step 7: Cover with kitchen paper to keep warm while you use up the rest of the batter. 

Step 8: Serve with golden or maple syrup and the rest of the blueberries. 

Recipe BBC Good Food

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