What’s Cooking At The Webster’s – Blueberry Pancakes

Can you believe that I only learnt how to make pancakes for the first time last year at the age of 36, I know shocking isn’t it.

I’m getting good at making the thin type tradition pancakes but I hadn’t ever made the thick American style ones so in the spirit of pancake day and the leftover blueberries from making smoothies I decided to give them a go.

I chose a simple batter mix and added the blueberries, the pancakes didn’t come out looking pretty but they tasted delicious, they made a great finger food for Jake too.



200g Self Raising Flour

1 Tsp Baking Soda

1 Egg

300ml Milk

150g Blueberries

Pinch of salt

Oil or knob of butter


Mix together the flour, baking soda and a pinch of salt.

Beat the egg together with the milk.

Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture and whisk in the milk mixture to make a thick but smooth batter.

Stir in half the blueberries.

Heat the oil or butter in a frying pan and drop a large tablespoonful of the mixture per pancake.

Cook until you notice the pancake bubbling then turn over onto the other side and cook for another 2-3 minutes until golden.

Serve with your desired topping.

I will be making traditional pancakes for pancake day as I love smothering them with lemon and sugar (sweetener for me actually) but I definitely want to have a go at making more variations of the American pancakes in the future, if you have any good recipes feel free to ‘toss’ them my way !

Angela x


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