Buckwheat Pancakes

The original recipe, based on a Martha Stewart one, was at Cuisine.com.au.  The flavour of these pancakes is really lovely.  I made the mixture up the night before, stored it in the fridge overnight, then just re-whisked it a bit in the morning.

Buckwheat Pancakes with Ricotta, Maple Syrup and Banana

Buckwheat Pancakes

Serves 3-4
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 40 minutes
Total time 50 minutes
Meal type Breakfast, Dessert, Sweet Things
Misc Pre-preparable, Serve Hot
Yummy buckwheat pancakes.


  • 1/2 cup plain white flour
  • 1/2 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cups buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons rice malt syrup
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted Butter (melted and cooled)
  • Additional butter (for frying)

To serve:

  • Smooth light ricotta
  • Maple syrup
  • Fresh fruit


1. In a large bowl, sift the flours and mix all the dry ingredients together then aerate with a whisk.
2. In another bowl mix the milk, butter milk, egg, rice malt syrup and melted butter.
Pour the wet ingredients into the dry and stir until well mixed. The pancake mixture can be stored in the fridge until ready to use.
Buckwheat Pancake Batter
Heat a large frying pan over medium heat and melt a teaspoon of butter and spread over the surface of the frying pan. When the butter is sizzling, pour 1/4 of a cup of batter into the pan, but don’t spread out.
Cooking Buckwheat Pancakes
Wait until the edges are golden brown and the centre has bubbles in it before flipping and cooking the other side. Repeat for the rest of the batter (makes about 10).
Cooking Buckwheat Pancakes
Optional: add some bananas (amines) to the frying pan and cook until browned.
Cooking Buckwheat Pancakes and Banana
Serve warm with ricotta, maple or rice syrup and fresh fruit.
Buckwheat Pancakes


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Hint: make the pancake mixture the night before and leave in the fridge until morning.

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