Lazy Days: Pancake Day with Gü

While Pancake Day is officially known for using up the ingredients in your cupboards before Lent, we can’t help but think of Pancake Day is an indulgent, and totally legitimate excuse to have dessert for dinner. Dessert brand has shared these decadent and delicious recipe ideas for Double Chocolate American Pancakes and three topping ideas with us for pancake day. They are all incredible indulgent, so go out with a bang before you give up chocolate for Lent. Go on; we won’t tell!

Gü Double Chocolate American Pancakes

Makes: 10 – 12 pancakes

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 – 25 minutes

Ingredients:

180g Plain flour (Gluten-free flour can be used)

1 pinch of salt

15g Cocoa powder

60g Caster sugar

15g Baking powder

2 Medium sized eggs

100g Gü Spread (either Chocolate & Salted Caramel or Hazelnut & Chocolate Velvety)

240ml Whole milk

30g Melted butter

Preparation:

  1. Mix the Gü Spread with a little milk then whisk in the eggs and remaining milk
  2. Sift together the dry ingredients
  3. Make a well in the dry ingredients and gradually whisk in the mixture of spread, milk, egg mixture to make a smooth batter
  4. Add the melted butter to the batter and fold together
  5. Heat a non-stick frying pan over a low-medium heat and brush with a little butter
  6. Pour in a ladle of batter into the centre of the pan and cook for 1 minute each side
  7. Keep warm under a clean cloth while cooking further batches with the remaining batter

Get topping! From fragrant fruit to crumbly, buttery biscuit to even more chocolate, there are endless ways to finish off your pudding-inspired Pancakes. Select one of Gü’s signature serves or create your own indulgent combo for a lip-smackingly tasty treat…

Gü Pancake Serving Suggestions

 

Crunchy Biscoff and Banana

  1. Stack 5 Pancakes on a plate
  2. Generously drizzle Gü Chocolate & Salted Caramel Spread
  3. Top with the broken Biscoff biscuits and the sliced banana
  4. Finish with a sprinkle of dark chocolate chips and drizzle with any remaining spread, if desired

Velvety Vanilla and Popcorn

  1. Stack 5 Pancakes
  2. Smother pancakes with Gü Hazelnut & Chocolate Velvety Spread
  3. Place the vanilla ice cream on top of the pancake stack
  4. Sprinkle with sweet & salted popcorn
  5. Drizzle with additional Gü Hazelnut & Chocolate Velvety Spread, if desired

Tangy Orange Chocolate

  1. Stack 5 Pancakes
  2. Smother pancakes with Gü Hazelnut & Chocolate Crunchy Spread
  3. Place orange segments on and around the pancake stack
  4. Sprinkle with chopped hazelnut
  5. Drizzle with additional Gü Hazelnut Chocolate Crunchy Spread, if desired
  6. Garnish with orange zest

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