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how to make pannekoek

by | Aug 16, 2022 | Sweet Treats | 0 comments

This is the best pannekoek recipe out there. It is easy to make and absolutely delicious. It comes with a delicious cinnamon sugar dressing that makes it an indulgent treat.

pannekoek recipe in Afrikaans

Tips on making South African pannekoek recipe

do not whisk your dough, instead, use a blender.

You need to make sure that all your ingredients are pulsed well, this will ensure that you get a smooth lump-free pannekoek.

cook your Dutch pancakes in a non-stick pan

It is very important to use a non-stick pan for this recipe. This is because the dough is very thin and the pannekoeks are cooked on high heat.

best toppings for pannekoek

for the sweet tooth

Cinnamon sugar with fresh lemon zest, cream with berries, and honey.

For the savoury lovers

Scrambled egg, cherry tomatoes and eggs, bacon and egg.

pannekoek recipe in Afrikaans

Pannekoek recipe

This is the best pannekoek recipe that is easy to make and absolutely delicious. It comes with a delicious cinnamon sugar dressing that makes it an indulgent treat.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
cooling time 10 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Breakfast, lunch
Cuisine South African
Servings 10 panneoek


  • 1 large mixing bowl
  • 1 large non-stick pan
  • 1 blender


  • 1 cup cake wheat flour
  • 1 cup dairy milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence only when making sweet pannekoek
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tsp white sugar
  • 1 tsp butter for frying

cinnamon sugar

  • 2 tbsp white sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon powder


  • Place all the ingredients into your blender and pulse until smooth.
  • Once your dough is smooth, transfer it to your large mixing bowl.
  • Heat your non-stick pan on high heat and place little amounts of butter into your non-stick pan.
  • Place a ¼ cup of batter onto your pan and spread your dough across your pan. Flip your pannekoek once the downside is a little golden brown and the pannekoeks edges are starting to lift.
  • Once your pannekoek has cooked, set it aside and continue following the process for the rest of your batter.

Cinnamon sugar

  • Mix the cinnamon sugar ingredients until everything is combined. Sprinkle your sugar on every pannekoek and enjoy.
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