Welsh Pancakes with Maple Syrup is a delightful dish that combines the fluffy goodness of pancakes with the rich sweetness of traditional Welsh ingredients like honey or maple syrup. These pancakes are typically made with a simple batter of flour, eggs, milk, and a touch of sugar, creating a light and airy texture.

The history of Welsh pancakes dates back centuries, with variations found in different regions of Wales. They are often enjoyed as a treat during holidays or special occasions, symbolizing warmth and togetherness. The addition of maple syrup, a popular ingredient in Welsh cuisine, adds a deliciously sweet and indulgent flavor to this classic dish.

Whether served for breakfast, brunch, or dessert, Welsh Pancakes with Maple Syrup are sure to be a hit with their irresistible combination of fluffy pancakes and rich, syrupy goodness.


- 1 cup all-purpose flour

- 1 tablespoon sugar

- 1 teaspoon baking powder

- 1/4 teaspoon salt

- 1 cup milk

- 1 large egg

- 2 tablespoons melted butter

- Maple syrup or honey, for serving

Method Of Preparation:

1. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

2. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, egg, and melted butter.

3. Gradually pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients, whisking until just combined. Do not overmix; some lumps are okay.

4. Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat and lightly grease with butter or oil.

5. Pour about 1/4 cup of batter onto the skillet for each pancake.

6. Cook until bubbles form on the surface of the pancake and the edges start to look set, about 2-3 minutes.

7. Flip the pancake and cook for another 1-2 minutes until golden brown on both sides.

8. Serve the pancakes warm with maple syrup or honey drizzled on top.

Enjoy your delicious Welsh Pancakes with Maple Syrup!

Nutrition Value:

1. All-Purpose Flour (1 cup)

  - Calories: Approximately 455 kcal

  - Carbohydrates: Around 95 grams

  - Protein: Roughly 13 grams

  - Fat: About 1.5 grams

  - Sodium: Minimal (varies based on brand)

  - Cholesterol: None

  - Vitamins & Minerals: Contains small amounts of iron, calcium, and B vitamins.

  - Nutritional Benefits: Provides energy from carbohydrates and a moderate amount of protein. Contains some essential vitamins and minerals.

2. Sugar (1 tablespoon)

  - Calories: Approximately 48 kcal

  - Carbohydrates: Around 12 grams

  - Protein: None

  - Fat: None

  - Sodium: Minimal

  - Cholesterol: None

  - Nutritional Benefits: Adds sweetness and flavor but provides mostly empty calories with no significant vitamins or minerals.

3. Baking Powder (1 teaspoon)

  - Calories: Negligible

  - Carbohydrates: Negligible

  - Protein: Negligible

  - Fat: Negligible

  - Sodium: Contains sodium for leavening.

  - Cholesterol: None

  - Nutritional Benefits: Helps the pancakes rise and become fluffy.

4. Salt (1/4 teaspoon)

  - Calories: Negligible

  - Carbohydrates: Negligible

  - Protein: Negligible

  - Fat: Negligible

  - Sodium: Provides flavor and enhances other flavors in the dish.

  - Cholesterol: None

  - Nutritional Benefits: Essential for flavor balance but should be consumed in moderation.

5. Milk (1 cup)

  - Calories: Approximately 120-150 kcal (varies based on milk type)

  - Carbohydrates: Around 12-15 grams

  - Protein: Approximately 8 grams

  - Fat: Around 5-8 grams (varies based on milk type)

  - Sodium: Varies (depends on milk type and processing)

  - Cholesterol: Varies (depends on milk type)

  - Vitamins & Minerals: Contains calcium, vitamin D, vitamin A, and other nutrients depending on fortification.

  - Nutritional Benefits: Good source of calcium, protein, and essential vitamins for bone health and overall nutrition.

6. Egg (1 large)

  - Calories: Approximately 70-80 kcal

  - Carbohydrates: Less than 1 gram

  - Protein: Around 6 grams

  - Fat: Approximately 5 grams

  - Sodium: Varies (minimal)

  - Cholesterol: Contains around 185-210 mg of cholesterol.

  - Vitamins & Minerals: Rich in vitamin B12, vitamin D, choline, and other nutrients.

  - Nutritional Benefits: Provides high-quality protein, essential fats, and various vitamins and minerals for overall health.

7. Butter (2 tablespoons melted)

  - Calories: Approximately 200 kcal

  - Carbohydrates: None

  - Protein: None

  - Fat: Around 22 grams

  - Sodium: Minimal (depends on brand)

  - Cholesterol: Contains around 60-70 mg of cholesterol.

  - Vitamins & Minerals: Contains small amounts of vitamin A and other fat-soluble vitamins.

  - Nutritional Benefits: Adds richness and flavor but should be consumed in moderation due to its high fat content.

8. Maple Syrup or Honey (for serving)

  - Calories: Approximately 50 kcal per tablespoon (varies based on brand and type)

  - Carbohydrates: Around 13 grams per tablespoon

  - Protein: None

  - Fat: None

  - Sodium: Minimal

  - Cholesterol: None

  - Nutritional Benefits: Provides natural sweetness and small amounts of antioxidants and minerals depending on the type (e.g., maple syrup contains manganese, zinc, and antioxidants).

These nutritional values are approximate and can vary based on brands, types of ingredients, and serving sizes.

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