Season: All Year Round 

Apple Pancakes with Bacon and Maple Syrup

Ingredients :

1 medium cooking apple, peeled, cored, cooked and mashed
1 egg
½ tsp cinnamon
100g plain flour
100g buttermilk
12 rashers bacon
Maple Syrup or Honey
Extra virgin rapeseed oil


Method :

Place the mashed apples in a large bowl and add the egg yolk, cinnamon and flour.  Mix well.  Add buttermilk, whisking to form a smooth paste.  Beat the egg whites until stiff and then fold into the mix.

Heat a frying pan with a little oil.  Add approx. 2 tablespoons of mixture, turning the pan and fry until risen and golden.

Grill the bacon.

To Serve :

Serve the grilled bacon on top of the pancakes, with a generous helping of honey or maple syrup.

* Available from your local producer at Hampshire Farmers’ Markets