Choc chip pancakes:
1 cup flour 2tsps baking powder 2tblsps sugar 2tblsps butter, melted 1 egg 250ml milk 50g dark chocolate, chopped into pieces
fresh fruit, like strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, sliced banana golden syrup, maple syrup or chocolate syrup freshly whipped cream pecan nuts, optional METHOD Sift dry ingredients into a bowl, stir in sugar.
In a separate bowl, beat milk, egg and melted butter until foamy. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and slowly beat in the milk mixture. Blend until mixture is smooth.
Allow batter to rest for 30 minutes. Stir in chopped chocolate. Do not over handle batter.
Spray pan with non stick spray and place on medium heat. Drop spoonfuls of dough and fry until the top begins to bubble. Flip over and fry other side till lightly browned.
Cover with paper towels until all pancakes / flapjacks are cooked. Dough yields 20 small flapjacks or 5-6 large ones.
Serve with dollops of fresh cream, dribbles of syrup, sprinkles of nuts and loads of fruit!