G & T pancakes

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G & T pancakes

Post by Dreamweaver » 19 Mar 2017, 09:55

That's right, gin and tonic pancakes!


For syrup
  • Juice of 1 lemon and 1 lime
    3tbsp sugar
    3tbsp gin
For garnish
  • Lemon and lime zest
For batter
  • 200g self raising flour
    1 egg
    250g gin and tonic can
    50ml milk
    Knob of butter
Plus cocktail sticks and umbrella.

1. Make the lemon and lime zest garnish.
Simply peel the zest from a lemon and roll it around a cocktail stick.
Repeat with lime zest, then set both aside.

2.For the gin and tonic syrup.
Squeeze the lemon and lime juice into a pan, then add the sugar and gin.
Boil the mixture for three minutes.

3. For pancakes place the flour in a bowl and add the egg.
Then whisk in your can of G+T until smooth.

4. Melt the butter in a pan and spoon in the pancake mixture in individual portions.
Heat until the pancakes are a glorious golden brown.

5. To serve, stack the pancakes and drizzle the gin and tonic syrup over the top.
Garnish with curled zest and umbrella.
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