Orange Pancakes with Chocolate Sauce

Orange Pancakes with Chocolate Sauce

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Substitute orange with lemon or lime for a variation.

Orange Pancakes with Chocolate Sauce recipe - How to make Orange Pancakes with Chocolate Sauce

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time: less than 10 mins   Total Time:    
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Ingredients



Ingredients

For the orange pancakes
110 gms /4oz plain flour (maida)
2 eggs
milk , to make batter
1 orange , zest only
1 to 2 tbsp oil
100 ml / 3 1/2 oz. double cream
2 tbsp castor sugar
2 tsp brandy

For the chocolate sauce
100 gms /3 1/2oz chocolate
1 to 2 tbsp double cream
1 orange , segmented , to garnish

Method

  1. for the orange pancakes, whisk together the plain flour and eggs. add enough milk to make the mixture the consistency of double cream. add the orange zest and mix well.
  2. heat a crêpe pan and drizzle the oil into it. swirl the oil around in the pan, and drain the excess into a ramekin, to use for the next pancake.
  3. Add a ladleful of batter into the crêpe pan, ensuring the batter reaches the sides in an even coat.
  4. Fry for 1-2 minutes on each side, or until golden in colour.
  5. Turn out onto a serving plate, and repeat with the remaining mix, to make four pancakes.
  6. Once all have been made, whip together the cream, caster sugar and the brandy, until quite thick.
  7. Place a large spoonful of the cream mixture onto each pancake, then fold each over to form a pocket.
  8. Arrange on a serving plate.
  9. For the chocolate sauce, melt the chocolate in a small pan over a medium heat, adding the cream, to make a pouring consistency.
  10. Drizzle the chocolate sauce over the pancakes, to serve, and garnish with orange segments.

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