Mini Pancake Bites

Mini Pancake Bites with various friut and chcolate fillings next to a bowl of maple syrup
  • 12 servings
  • 20 minutes to prepare
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  • Vegetable oil, for greasing
  • 125g plain flour
  • 1/2tsp baking powder
  • 1/4tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 2tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 large free range egg
  • 60ml milk
  • 2tbsp maple syrup
  • 25g butter, melted
  • Filling Options
  • Pack chocolate chips
  • Punnet blueberries
  • Punnet raspberries
  • To Serve
  • Maple syrup


1 Preheat the oven to 180°C / fan 160°C / gas mark 4. Grease a 12 hole mini muffin tin lightly with a little vegetable oil.  Place the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and sugar in a bowl. Crack the egg into a jug and whisk with the milk, maple syrup and melted butter. Pour this egg mixture into the flour mixture and whisk in well until you have a smooth, thickened batter.

2 Fill each mini muffin hole a third full with the mixture.  Decorate the top of your mini pancake bites with your chosen topping by pushing the chocolate chips/ berries into the mixture.

3 Bake for 10 minutes until golden and puffed up. Tip out and serve warm with maple syrup for dipping into.