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Apple and Cinnamon Pancakes

Dinner didn’t quite satisfy us the other night, and my husband agreed to change a rather smelly nappy (diaper) in exchange for me cooking dessert. I’ve had this recipe clipping for at least 6 years (and no idea which magazine it came from – my apologies to the recipe source!), and have never cooked it. Given it’s winter here, the idea of a baked apple dessert was just perfect (and my toddler and I ate the leftovers for breakfast!).

2 cups self-raising flour
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons caster sugar
1 cup milk
4 eggs, lightly beaten
60g (2 oz) butter, melted
425g (14 oz) can pie apples, chopped

1.  Sift flour and cinnamon into a large bowl. Stir in sugar.
2.  Whisk milk, eggs and half the butter with a fork. Add to flour mixture and stir until combined.
3.  Fold apples through the batter mixture.
4.  Heat a non-sitck frypan over medium heat. Brush pan with a little of the remaining butter. Pour 1/3 cup of batter into pan (repeat if you can fit more than one pancake in your frypan). Cook for 2 minutes or until bubbles start to appear on the surface. Turn and cook for another 2 minutes.
5.  Remove to a plate and cover. Repeat with remaining batter, buttering the pan between each batch.
6.  Serve as is, or with cream, ice cream, maple syrup, honey etc.

The recipe is supposed to make 12 pancakes, but I super-sized mine and only made 7. I actually forgot to add the sugar, so mine needed a bit of maple syrup to sweeten them up. Otherwise, I loved the cooked-apple tastiness.


  1. Well you nailed it…. on the blog title… that is so my life! ha! THESE PANCAKES YUM! stopping in from New Friend Fridays from Trendy Treehouse! Jenn

  2. that looks delicious! And I’m jealous you live in Australia, I’m dying to go there!

    I’m a new follower 🙂

  3. Had never thought of that combination…thanks for sharing. Following you from NFF’s and i love the title of your blog. Do visit my page

  4. oh my delicous!!! those look soooo good! seriously, i want to eat my computer screen! i will def. be trying this recipe. thanks for sharing:)

  5. I would have never thought to make pancakes like this. My kids are going to love this!

    visiting from SITS

  6. Wow, these look a real treat, and I think I would follow your lead and make them jumbo sized! I have a tin of pie apples sitting in the pantry and everything, could this be a sign??!

  7. I’m a very late visitor from SITS. I think those look delicious!!!! 🙂 You have a new follower.

  8. That looks so delicious! I think I can smell the apples and the cinnamon….mmmm! I’m taking down this recipe, but I’ll be sending you any extra pounds…LOL. Thanks for sharing. Peace. 😉

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