Date posted: 10/02/2022

Cherry Chocolate Pancakes with Courgette

Delicious cocoa and cherry pancakes with hidden courgette woven through, and a cherry compote side

  • Serves 10
  • Timing: 30 mins
Votes: 2 Average: 5


Wholemeal flour 200g
Reduced fat cocoa powder 35g
Medium fresh eggs 2
Whole milk 500ml
Courgette (green) 150g
Dark pitted cherries 850g
Canadian maple syrup 30g


  1. Finely grate the courgette and squeeze all the moisture out of it. Pre-make the compote by combining the cherries and maple syrup together. Simmer until it’s reduced and slightly sticky
  2. In a mixing bowl, add the flour and cocoa powder and then whisk in the eggs and milk. Stir in the courgette you prepared earlier too
  3. Heat a frying pan and wipe out with a little oil. Ladle in the batter and cook the pancakes. Serve them with the cherry compote and ice cream if desired
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