Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: South African
Pancakes, as they are called in South Africa are the perfect base for all your favourite fillings like Cinnamon Sugar, Nutella with chopped Strawberries, Chocolate Sauce or Maple Syrup. The possibilities are endless and thoroughly delicious! These pancakes are perfectly thin and tender, deliciously buttery and cooked till it's lightly golden brown and filled with a yummy moist coconut filling.
  • 2 Cups Cake Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 21/2 Cups Water
  • ¼ Tsp Salt
  • 2 Tsps Baking Powder
  • ¼ Cup Oil
Coconut Filling
  • 1 Cup Coconut
  • ½ Cup Sugar
  • ½ Cup Water
  • 2 Pcs. Whole Stick Cinnamon
  • 2 Whole Cardamom Pods
  • 1 Tsp Butter
  1. Blitz everything besides the baking powder together. Let the mixture rest for about 30 mins and add the baking powder just before cooking the pancakes.
  2. Pour a thin layer of batter into a heated, lightly greased pan, tilting it to distribute batter evenly.
  3. Fry on one side until browned, turn over and brown on the other side.
  4. Fill the middle of the pancake with some coconut mixture, depending on the size of your pancake and then roll up.
Coconut Filling
  1. Simmer all the ingredients besides the butter over medium heat for about 10 mins.
  2. If the mixture appears too dry add a bit more water.
  3. Stir through the butter and cool before filling the pancakes.
While the pancake mixture is resting, make the coconut filling.
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