Enjoy the benefits of a healthy slant on pancakes

It’s Shrove Tuesday; which only means one thing – pancakes! So get your frying pan out and flip those pancakes. It’s easy to stay healthy on pancake day; just try this simple recipe and enjoy the health benefits of yummy fruit toppings for your pancakes.

Pancakes topped with fresh fruit and greek yogurt

(makes 6)


For the pancakes:

50g plain flour

1 large egg

150ml skimmed milk

1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil, plus a little extra for frying


A handful of your favorite fresh fruit (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, banana)

1 tbsp of Plain Greek yogurt

1 tsp of honey


  1. Put the flour, eggs, milk, 1 tbsp and a pinch of salt into a bowl or large jug and whisk to a smooth batter.
  2. Set the batter aside for 30 minutes to rest if you have time, or start cooking straight away.
  3. Set a medium frying pan or crepe pan over a medium heat and carefully wipe it with some oiled kitchen paper.
  4. Once the pan is hot, cook your pancakes for 1 minute on each side until golden, keeping them warm in a low oven as you go.
  5. Serve with 1 tblsp of plain Greek yogurt, 1 tsp of honey and a handful of fresh berries.