TV chef and food writer Catherine Leyden shares her delicious American-style pancakes recipe with us.


  • 200 g/7oz odlums pancake mix
  • 2 tblsp sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 150 ml/ ¼ pint milk
  • oil for frying


  1. Put the pancake mix and sugar into a bowl.
  2. Beat the egg and milk together and add to the dry ingredients.
  3. Beat until mixture is smooth. Cover and allow to stand for 15 minutes. Beat again for a few seconds before frying.
  4. Heat a little oil on a pan and drop spoonfuls of batter into pan.
  5. When mixture is puffed and bubbling on top, turn and cook on other side.
  6. Serve hot.
  7. Serving Suggestions:
  8. Serve hot with butter.
  9. Serve with Rowse Honey or Buckwud Maple Syrup
  10. Fresh fruit of your choice and cream or crème fraiche.
  11. Crispy bacon and maple syrup.
  12. Poached egg and Hollandaise Sauce.
  13. Gently stir in 75g/3oz blueberries into batter before frying
  14. Or why not try some of our other tasty toppings Shamrock Pecan Nuts, Shamrock Chopped Almonds, Shamrock Chocolate Chips 100g