Recipe

Oat pancakes with bacon and figs

These fluffy oat and buttermilk pancakes marry crispy bacon and fresh figs for the perfect combination of sweet and savoury. For the final touch, add a drizzle of maple syrup.

  • 20 mins cooking
  • Makes 12
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Ingredients

Oat pancakes with bacon and figs
  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 3 cup buttermilk
  • 2 eggs
  • crispy bacon, to serve
  • figs, to serve
  • maple syrup, to serve

Method

Oat pancakes with bacon and figs
  • 1
    Sift flours together into a large bowl. Stir in oats and sugar. Make a well in the centre.
  • 2
    In a jug, whisk together the buttermilk and eggs. Gradually pour into well, blending to a smooth batter. Cover and allow to stand for 30 minutes.
  • 3
    Spray a non-stick frying pan with olive oil and heat on medium.
  • 4
    Pour 1/4 cupfuls of batter into pan for each pancake. Cook, in batches, 1-2 minutes until bubbles form on the surface and being to break. Turn over and cook the other side 1 minute, until golden. Transfer to a plate. Cover and keep warm. Repeat with the remaining batter.
  • 5
    Serve pancakes with bacon and figs, drizzled with maple syrup.

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