Classic and Simple Pancake Batter

Classic and Simple Pancake Batter Classic and Simple Pancake Batter

Here is an easy to prepare recipe for the classic pancake batter.

4 people 2 minutes 10 minutes


  • 2 - Eggs
  • 400 ml Milk
  • 250 g Plain Flour
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 1 tsp SuperValu Sunflower Oil for frying


  1. To make the pancake batter, sift the flour into a bowl, add the salt and make a well in the centre.
  2. Break the eggs into the well and add a little of the milk.
  3. Gradually add the remaining milk into the egg and flour mixture using a large whisk until a smooth consistency has been achieved.
  4. Cover with cling film and stand in the fridge for 1 hour if possible.
  5. Heat a heavy-based frying pan and when hot, brush with the minimum amount of oil.
  6. Pour a small amount of the batter onto the pan and swirl it around until it is evenly and thinly spread over the bottom.
  7. Cook over a moderate to high heat for about 1 minute or until the edges are curling and the underside is golden.
  8. Flip over and cook the second side for 30 seconds or so until golden.
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