The pancakes you need to make this weekend from John Torode.
✔️ 350g self-raising flour
✔️ 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
✔️ ½ tsp salt
✔️ 2 tbsp caster sugar
✔️ 200ml buttermilk
✔️ 400ml semi-skimmed milk
✔️ 2 free-range eggs
✔️ 85g unsalted butter, melted, plus extra for frying
In a bowl, sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda, salt and sugar.
In a separate bowl or jug, mix together the buttermilk, milk, eggs and butter.
Pour the wet mixture into the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Do not overbeat – stir just to combine.
Melt a small knob of butter in a large frying pan. Using a ladle, pour some batter into the pan to make a pancake.
Cook the pancakes for about a minute, or until the underside is golden brown and the top is bubbling. Turn them over using a palette knife or fish slice and cook for another minute. Keep the pancakes warm in a very low oven while you cook the remaining batter.
We like ours served with smoked bacon and lots of maple syrup!