Pancake Breakfast – Easy Nigerian Pancake Recipe

Pancake breakfast

Nigerian Pancake Recipe – Nigerian Style Pancakes

Pancake breakfast and brunch recipe is a simple breakfast idea for the entire family, this fluffy pancake is served with chicken, fried egg mix with sweet corn, and fried plantain cubes so delicious in fact yummy.

Basically, pancake breakfast is light and fluffy, certainly, a very filling meal which is just perfect for breakfast; moreover, savory pancakes are very easy and quick to make with just a few ingredients.

Pancakes are an interesting meal that can be eaten as breakfast, a snack, or for brunch, on the other hand, pancakes for one is a pleasant meal idea for the family which can also serve as school snacks for the kids.

Do you care for a mouth watery dish? Then go for the best pancakes food to kick start your day.

Homemade pancakes for breakfast are so easy to make so, it should be included in the breakfast menu. However, you can choose to make your pancakes healthier by going for whole grains flour such as whole wheat flour which adds fiber and is a heart-healthy diet.

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What Is Pancake?

A pancake is a type of flat, round cake that is typically made from a batter consisting of eggs, flour, milk, and a leavening agent such as baking powder or baking soda. The batter is poured onto a hot griddle or frying pan and cooked until it becomes golden brown on both sides.

Pancakes are a popular breakfast food in many countries and are often served with a variety of toppings and accompaniments such as butter, maple syrup, honey, fruit, jam, or whipped cream. They can be sweet or savory, depending on the ingredients and toppings used.

In different parts of the world, pancakes can have various names and variations. For example, in the United States, they are commonly referred to as pancakes or flapjacks, while in the United Kingdom, they are known as pancakes or crepes. There are also regional specialties like Dutch pancakes, Swedish pancakes, and Japanese okonomiyaki, each with its own unique characteristics and flavors.

How to make pancake breakfast from scratch

Pancake Ingredients

  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 cup milk or (a cup of water)
  • Pinch of salt
  • Nutmeg (Optional)
  • ½ teaspoon chilli pepper (optional)
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Instructions on How to Make Nigerian Pancake Recipe 

  1. In a bowl combine your flour, sugar, baking powder salt nutmeg and mix properly.
  2. Secondly, in another small bowl, beat the egg and milk ensure it whisk thoroughly, after that, add the butter in the egg mixture and whisk by constantly stirring until smooth.
  3. Next step is to pour in the egg mixture into the already mixed flour, add chilli pepper (onions pepper though optional) and stir to form pancake batter if there are lumps stir a little before allowing sitting for few minutes. Should in case batter seems too thick add little cup of water and stir.
  4. Meanwhile, if your blender is in a good shape just go ahead and pour in all ingredients into the blender and blend to smooth pancake batter, it fast and simple.

Directions On How to Fry Regular Pancake

  1. Heat a nonstick frying pan on medium heat, tilt the surface of the pan ( In other words drop 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil into the pan just enough to coat the pan).
  2. Pour in some pancake batter into the pan, gently slant the pan, so that the batter can coats the surface of the pan very well.
  3. Fry until the first side of the batter is golden brown while frying shake the pan every now and then till pancake mix becomes loose and well fried.
  4. Flip pancake to the other side and repeat the same process; continue cooking until all the mixture is finished.

Server with a cup of tea, oatmeal, Pap (Akamu, ogi), or custard


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