Queen of Pancakes recipe

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serves: 5
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 20 min
Cooking: 15 min
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  • If you're a fan of the Queen of Pudding, you're certainly going to love Queen of Pancakes - a pancake twist on this classic!

    Top your pancakes with a luxurious berry mixture and creamy, gooey meringue. Use a blow torch to give your meringue a professional finish. Serve these delicious pancakes as soon as you’ve assembled them. As if you’d want to wait?!

    Ingredients

    • 1x batch of pancakes
    • 400g mixed berries (fresh or frozen)
    • 1 tbsp caster sugar
    • 2 large, free range egg whites
    • 120g caster sugar
    • 1 tsp cornflour

    Method

    • Make up your batch of pancakes.

    • Heat the berries and sugar with ½ tbsp water in a small saucepan, cover with a lid, heat gently for around 8 minutes or until the berries just start to pop then set aside to cool slightly.

    • Put the egg whites into a bowl. With an electric hand whisk, beat until soft peaks form. Now add the sugar, a little at a time, whisking until stiff and glossy. Whisk in the cornflour.

    • Divide the berry mixture between the pancakes, top with a few dollops of the meringue then either cook under a medium hot grill for a few minutes to brown, or brown with a blow torch.

    Top tip for making Queen of Pancakes

    Once you've made up your batch of pancakes, pop them on an ovenproof plate and leave in the oven on a very low heat so they stay warm whilst you prepare the fruit and meringue

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