Wednesday, February 05, 2014

Sweet Pancake for Kids

Apricot and Walnut Pancakes with Orange Sauce

Sweet pancakes served with warm, tangy orange sauce is nothing short of a treat! And healthy too… for the nuts provide protein and calcium required for the formation of new bone cells and for the growth and maintenance of bones.

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Makes 6 panckaes.

For the pancake

1/2 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
3/4 cup unsweetened soya milk
2 tbsp powdered sugar
salt to taste
2 tsp fruit salt
1 tsp oil for cooking

To be mixed into a stuffing

1/4 cup orange marmalade or strawberry jam
1 to 2 drops of lemon juice


    For the pancake

    1. Combine the wheat flour, soyamilk, sugar, salt and fruit salt in a bowl and mix well to make a thick batter.
    2. Heat a non-stick pan, pour a laddleful of the batter to make a circle of 100 mm. (4") in diameter.
    3. Cook on both sides using little oil till it turn golden brown in colour.
    4. Repeat with the remaining batter to make 5 more pancakes and keep aside.

    For the orange sauce

    1. Heat a non-stick pan, add the marmalade, lemon juice and ¼ cup water and mix well.
    2. Melt it over a low flame and keep aside.

    How to proceed

    1. Divide the stuffing into 6 equal portions and keep aside.
    2. Just before serving, arrange a pancake on a serving dish.
    3. Place a portion of stuffing over it and spread it evenly. Pour 1 tsp of warm orange sauce over the stuffing.
    4. Repeat with the remaining pancakes, stuffing and sauce to make 5 more pancakes and serve immediately.
    5. Alternatively make layers of pancakes and stuffing as shown in the picture.

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