Pancake Recipe

Pancakes Served With Cinnamon Sugar and Lemon

Treat Yourself this Weekend with this Cinnamon Sugar Pancake Recipe

Loved by all, cinnamon pancakes are a South African household favourite. This recipe is so easy you can enjoy these pancakes anytime.

Pancake Recipe

Pancakes Served With Cinnamon Sugar and Lemon

The cinnamon sugar melts with the heat of the pancakes, creating a sweet syrup. Add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice over the pancakes for a sweet and sour taste sensation.

This pancake recipe is super versatile. You can even fill the pancakes with a savoury filling or try make this delicious Milk tart pancake recipe

Cinnamon Sugar Pancakes Recipe

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Recipe by Melissa Jacobs Course: BreakfastCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
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Cinnamon sugar pancakes are a South African household favourite.


  • 2 1/2 cups of flour

  • 1 litre of water

  • 2 eggs

  • 5 ml salt

  • 6 ml baking powder

  • 100 ml cooking oil

  • 10 ml ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 cup of sugar


  • Mix all the ingredients together.
  • To get the right thickness, heat a pan over moderate heat. Wipe the pan with an oiled kitchen paper. Repeat this between every pancake to prevent the pancake from sticking.
  • Ladle a small amount of mixture in your pan, tilting and moving your pan around to get an even layer. Pour excess batter into a jug. Return your pan to the heat.
  • Cook for about 30 seconds until the pancake forms bubbles in the middle. Flip it over.
  • Cook until it is loose in the pan. Transfer to a plate. Sprinkle a generous amount of cinnamon sugar over the pancake. Keep it warm.
  • Repeat with remaining batter.

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