Pancake is a flat cake normally cooked utilizing a level skillet or frying pan and is produced using essential fixings like flour, eggs, and milk. It is typically finished off with margarine and showered with a decent measure of sweet syrup.

There are various forms and kinds of pancakes all around the world depending on the source. It was shockingly known to be of Greek and Roman beginning. Pancakes are regularly filled in as breakfast and are exceptionally well known in the European and American nations.

This simple formula makes pancakes light and fluffy. You just need a couple of straightforward ingredients that you most likely have in your kitchen at this moment.

It is really the French form of pancake (crepes) customized to suit our Nigerian taste buds.

The ingredients consist essentially of sugar, pepper, and onion, which gives the pancake a sweet, marginally fiery, and appetizing taste that will keep you requesting more.

Aside from the previously mentioned ingredients, different flavors can likewise be added; everything relies on your preference.

Ingredients needed:

  • 190 gr Plain Flour
  •  2 large Eggs
  • 200ml entire milk OR 3tablesponful powdered milk in water
  •  2 tablespoonfuls Butter/margarine (softened) or vegetable oil
  • 4 tablespoonfuls Sugar(more or less)
  • Bean stew pepper or Scotch bonnet(atarodo) (to taste)
  • 1 tablespoonful Onions (minced)(to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • A touch of Nutmeg(optional)
  •  1-2 tablespoonfuls vegetable oil (to grease the pot)

In the event that you’re utilizing powdered milk, you can mix it with water or use it as it is(very rich).

To mince the onion, you can pound it OR mesh entire onions with the little sides of the grater or mix until smooth in a dry plant/blender

Baking powder isn’t required in flapjack yet to add it for more cushion, then, at that point, feel free to add 1 teaspoonful of baking powder.


  •  Break the eggs into a wide bowl, add the dissolved margarine and sugar; Cream(mix) together using a whisk or wooden spatula.
  •  Add the minced onions, pepper, salt, nutmeg, and milk. Whisk Thoroughly.
  • Continuously add the flour and continue to mix. The combination would start to thicken and look uneven.
  • Add more milk or water assuming the pancake batter is excessively thick and keep blending until the pancake batter is smooth with a runny consistency.

NB: you can utilize a blender to get a smoother consistency or leave it in the bowl for 10 minutes for the flour to absorb the water and become soft. This is the most effective method to get ready Nigerian Pancake

NB: The lighter you make the heater, the more slender the pancakes will end up.

  •  Put a little oil on a dish (ideally a non-stick skillet), spread the oil with a brush to lube the entire surface, and heat up until hot.
  •  Utilizing a ladle(soup spoon), gather up a portion of the flapjack hitter and fill the hot skillet.
    Tenderly slant the container, with the goal that the hitter can equitably cover the outer layer of the dish.
  • Cook one side of the pancake for a couple of moments, then, at that point, flip over and cook the other side.

Repeat this procedure for the remaining batter.

Serve and enjoy.

How to make pancakes without baking powder


  • 1 cup of flour
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk (fresh milk or evaporated milk)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)
  • 2 eggs
  • oil for greasing
  • Butter


  •  For the hotcake player, add the generally useful flour, white sugar, salt in an enormous blending bowl. Blend well utilizing a wire whisk.
  • In a similar bowl, add the milk and the vanilla concentrate. Blend until smooth and all-around mixed. Put the blend away.
  • Snatch two eggs and separate the egg whites from the egg yolks. Place the egg yolks in the flapjack hitter and put the egg whites in a different bowl.
  • Blend the egg yolks in with the pancake batter.
  •  Beat the egg whites utilizing a hand blender until you arrive at firm pinnacles.
  •  Steadily add the firm egg whites into the pancake batter and crease delicately. Blend until smooth and all-around mixed.
  •  Heat a pan under low hotness. Oil the pan with some oil or margarine.
  • Empty some flapjack player into the container tenderly to shape a circle.
  •  Cook the pancake until bubbles structure on the top. Flip the pancake to cook the other side.
  • Move the pancake on a serving plate. Top and appreciate it with your beloved syrup.

Medical Advantages of Pancakes

Sodium and sugar:

Pancakes have both sweet and appetizing tastes. The pleasantness accompanies an expansion of granulated sugar in the formula. The serving of pancake gives 4.3 g of sugar yet an expansion of maple sugar on pancakes offers more.

It is advised to allow sugar under 10% of everyday calories. New natural products are utilized to improve flapjacks rather than utilizing syrup to keep up with the admission of sugar low. Salt included pancake batter offers 308 milligrams of sodium for each serving.

Source of Nutrients and minerals:

Pancakes offer phosphorus and calcium meeting 20% and 18% of every day suggested admission individually. It improves pancake choice for advancing bone strength and the capacity of the body to make RNA and DNA.

It serves around 12% of iodine and riboflavin which is expected every day. One should accept more modest amounts of thiamin, L-ascorbic acid, niacin, vitamin B6, magnesium, vitamin B12, copper, zinc, and iron.

Wellspring of energy:

A plate of pancakes offers an abundant measure of carbs. Since carbs are the wellspring of fuel for the body. The serving of buttermilk pancake offers 38 grams of all-out starches and a similar serving of entire wheat pancake offers 30 grams.

By Nwankwo Uche

I am a writer and a blogger who love to inspire and support startup business owners

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