Sticky date pancake recipe

Wind up your weekend workouts and treat yourself with these delicious sticky date pancakes.

Serves 4


75g dates, chopped

¼ cup boiling water

½ cup wholemeal flour

¼ cup plain flour

1 teaspoon bicarb soda

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

½ teaspoon ground ginger

1 tablespoon golden syrup

2 egg whites

¾ cup buttermilk

¼ -½ cup skim milk

To serve

4 tablespoons low fat Greek-style yoghurt

1 banana, sliced

1 tablespoon golden syrup

30g walnuts, chopped


1. Place dates and boiling water in a small bowl and stand for 10 minutes.

2. Sift flours, bicarb soda, cinnamon & ginger into a large bowl.

3. Mix together golden syrup, egg whites, buttermilk and skim milk until just combined.

4. Add wet mix and date mixture to flours and mix well.

5. Heat a small sprayed non stick fry pan over medium heat.

6. Add ⅓ cupfuls of mixture and cook for 2 minutes or until bubbles appear, turn and cook other side.

7. To serve, top with yoghurt, banana, walnuts and drizzle with golden syrup.

Recipe provided by Weigh It Up


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