Make with kids: blueberry pancakes recipe

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makes: 20
Skill: medium
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 25 min
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  • Do the kids always want to help out with breakfasts? Now they can with our cooking with kids recipe! We've divided up the steps so you know exactly what parts the kids can help with. Long lazy Sunday morning deserve pancakes.

    Well blueberries pancakes to be precise: sweet, savoury and super easy to make with those little fingers. Once the batter is made, it can easily be kept covered in the fridge for a day or two, so it’s a great stand by snack to have on hand. Try mixing up the fruit combinations, too, berries work particularly well and if you cut them up small enough, fussy eaters will barely notice. For more adventurous chefs, let them have a go at flipping the pancaked over! This recipe is super easy and super fun, so it’s a great way to get the kids involved in the kitchen and help them learn to cook.


    • ½ vanilla pod
    • 1 egg
    • 225g self-raising flour
    • 1tsp baking powder
    • 300ml milk
    • 75g sugar
    • 25g butter, melted
    • 150g blueberries
    • Honey, to serve


    • Mum or Dad and child: Weigh and prepare the ingredients for the pancakes together.

    • Mum or Dad: Split the vanilla pod and scrape the seeds from the inside. Melt the butter.

    • Child: Crack the egg into the bowl and pour the prepared ingredients into the bowl. Stir with a wooden spoon. Gently stir in the butter and blueberries.

    • Mum or Dad:: Heat a large non-stick frying pan and grease lightly with oil. Drop large tablespoons of mixture into the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

    • Child: Carefully flip each pancake over with a spatula. Cook until golden. Put two or three on a plate and drizzle over honey before eating.

    Top tip for making Make with kids: blueberry pancakes

    Keep the vanilla pod once deseeded and add to a jar of sugar to flavour.

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