Recipe: Honeyed nectarine filled pancakes

Recipe: Honeyed nectarine filled pancakes

Honeyed nectarine filled pancakes. Picture: Supplied

These pancakes make a delicious dessert or afternoon tea treat.

Pancakes
2 cups sifted flour
2 extra large eggs
250ml milk
125ml vegetable oil
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp caster sugar
250ml soda water or sparkling water

Method

1. In the bowl of a food processor, place all the ingredients except the soda water. Blend together well.

2. Now add the soda water and blend.

3. Rest the batter for 30 minutes before making the pancakes.

4. Spray a frying pan with nonstick cooking spray.

5. Heat the pan to a medium high heat.

6. Ladle some batter into the pan and swirl to coat the base of the pan.

7. Cook for one minute each side and then place the cooked pancake onto a plate.

8. Continue till you have used up all the batter.

Honeyed nectarine filling
10 large nectarines
100g butter
75g caster sugar
3 tbsp honey
Pinch of salt
100g roughly chopped almonds
2 tbsp water if needed
250g softened cream cheese
125ml fresh cream

Method

1. Destone and cut the nectarines into small blocks. Set aside until needed.

2. In a large frying pan place the butter, sugar and honey; heat gently until sugar starts to melt.

3. Stir the nuts and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.

4. Add the nectarines and stir to coat with the sugar mixture; add a little water if needed.

5. Simmer for 4 minutes, remove from the heat.

6. Lay the pancakes out onto a flat surface.

7. Divide the nectarine filling in half, reserving the remaining half to garnish the top of the pancakes with.

8. Stir the cream cheese and cream into the other half of the nectarine mixture.

9. Place some filling down the centre of each pancake and roll into a cigar.

10. Place onto a serving plate, spoon over some of the cooked nectarine mixture, dust with icing sugar, garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and serve.

Recipe supplied by Jenny Morris

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