The Low GI Handbook Recipe Series Part 1

Buttermilk pancakes with glazed fruit

Buttermilk pancakes with glazed fruit


Buttermilk pancakes with glazed fruit

Golden light pancakes served with warm, soft summer fruits.

PREPARATION TIME: 1 hour 20 minutes COOKING TIME: 25 minutes

  • 1 cup 1-minute oats or unprocessed oat bran
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • half cup dried-fruit medley, chopped
  • half cup white flour, sifted
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons mono-or polyunsaturated margarine, melted
    low fat milk (optional)
  • Glazed fruit
  • 1 tablespoon mono- or polyunsaturated margarine
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 6 medium peaches or apricots or nectarines

  • 1. Combine the oats and buttermilk in a
    bowl and let stand 10 minutes.
  • 2. Stir in the dried fruit, flour, sugar, baking
    soda, egg and margarine and mix
    thoroughly. Let stand for about 1 hour.
  • 3. After standing, add a little low fat milk if
    the mixture is too thick.
  • 4. Heat a nonstick frying pan or griddle and
    spray with oil or grease lightly with
    margarine. Pour in about 3 tablespoons
    of batter, cook over medium to high heat
    until bubbly on top and lightly browned
    underneath. Turn pancake to brown on
    other side.
  • 5. Repeat with remaining batter.
  • 6. Set aside to keep warm.
  • 7. To make the glazed fruit, melt the
    margarine and sugar together over
    medium heat in frying pan. Stir until sugar
    is dissolved. Add the sliced fruit and cook
    over medium heat for 2 to 3 minutes until
    softened. Serve warm over the pancakes.

Per serving: kJ 1765 Carb 60 g Fat 12 g Fibre 6 g

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