Apple Pancakes with Bacon and Maple Syrup

For an all American start to the day, have fun flipping and dripping Frank Bordoni's fabulous pancakes with maple syrup
By Frank Bordoni
Apple Pancakes with Bacon and Maple Syrup
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  • Serves: 6
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Effort: easy


For the batter

  • 1 medium apple
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 100 g plain flour
  • 100 g buttermilk

  • 12 rashers sweet cure bacon
  • maple syrup, for pouring
  • olive oil, for frying


Place the mashed apples in a large bowl and add the egg yolk, cinnamon and flour; mix well.

Add the buttermilk, whisking to form a smooth paste. Beat the egg whites until stiff then fold into the mix.

Heat a skillet or pancake pan with a little oil and fry tablespoons of the mixture until risen and golden.

Meanwhile, grill the bacon and serve on top of the pancakes with a generous helping of maple syrup.

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