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with Blueberry Coulis
pour some of the mixture onto hot pan and
cook until bubbles appear on the surface
(approximately 2 minutes).
Add fine slices of banana into the bubbles.
Flip your hotcake with a spatula and cook
other side for a fur ther 2 minutes.
Hotcakes should be golden brown
To make the coulis: Heat all ingredients in
a pot over a low heat until the sugar has
dissolved (5 to 10 minutes).
Flip hotcakes onto a warm plate, pour
over coulis and finish with a scoop of
your favourite ice cream and a dusting of
icing sugar. Enjoy!
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Chef Bar t
THIS MONTH I’M making buttermilk
hotcakes - great for Sunday breakfasts
and especially for Shrove Tuesday, or
pancake day. I use buttermilk because
it has a culture and a slightly sour taste
which complements the sweetness of the
This recipe makes approximately 8 large
2 cups plain flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons caster sugar
3 cups buttermilk
75g melted butter
knob of butter
2 ripe bananas
150g caster sugar
squeeze lemon juice
Sift flour, baking powder and sugar into a
bowl and make a small well in the middle.
Crack eggs into a separate bowl and gently
mix with a fork.
Combine buttermilk with eggs and then
pour into flour, stirring as you go.
Once combined, add melted butter and
Sit batter in fridge, covered, for a minimum
of two hours before using.
Heat butter in fr ying pan. With a large ladle
By BARTHOLOMEW CONNORS
DID YOU KNOW?
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning
of Lent, the season of the church
year which invites us to prepare for
Easter through prayer, fasting and
charity. Shrove Tuesday precedes
Ash Wednesday, and was the last
day on which rich food, including
eggs, cream and milk were eaten,
hence the tradition of pancakes on
Shrove Tuesday or ‘mardi gras’
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