Blood orange & cardamom pancakes
Celebrate Shrove Tuesday and try our delicious mini pancakes
125g plain flour
Half tsp baking powder
Half tsp ground cardamom
2 large eggs, separated
1 blood orange, zested
1 tbsp blood orange juice
50g butter melted and cooled, plus extra for greasing
1 tbsp caster sugar
icing sugar to dust
LET'S Get GoinG
1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, cardamom and a pinch of salt. In another bowl, mix the buttermilk, egg yolks, orange zest and juice and butter. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and whisk to create a smooth batter.
2. Whisk the egg whites until stiff peaks form, then add the caster sugar, whisk again, then fold into the batter.
3. Butter an aebleskiver pan and set over a medium-high heat. Spoon 1 tbsp batter into each hole and allow to cook and set for about 1 min. Use a skewer or pointed palette knife to flip the pancakes, then add a bit more batter.
Allow to set and flip again, cooking and rotating until you have a golden puffed pancake ball. Alternatively, drop spoonfuls of batter into a buttered non-stick frying pan and cook for several mins on each side. Dust with icing sugar and serve hot.