How to make delicious coffee pancakes from scratch

The best February celebration is almost here – Shrove Tuesday, or as its more commonly known, Pancake Day.

This year is the perfect year to mix up your old favourite recipes and get creative. Because what else is there to do?

If you’re a caffeine fiend, these three delicious coffee-inspired pancake recipes – devised by the experts at Coffee Direct – are the perfect morning boost.

So, give yourself a much needed boost this Pancake Day with these delicious different and creative recipes:

How to make mocha pancakes

Mochas are amazing. Coffee, chocolate – what’s not to love? And now you can enjoy this perfect flavour combo with your pancakes.

Ingredients:

  • 1 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • Dash of salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 tablespoons of melted unsalted butter 
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup of high-quality espresso powder (or finely ground instant coffee)
  • vegetable oil for cooking

Method:

How to make cappuccino pancakes with cappuccino sauce

The humble cappuccino is the perfect combination of espresso, frothy milk and a sprinkle of chocolate shavings on top.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of high-quality espresso powder (or finely ground instant coffee)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons of melted unsalted butter
  • Vegetable oil for cooking

For the sauce:

  • 1/2 cup of full cream
  • 1 teaspoon of high-quality instant espresso powder
  • A pinch of cinnamon
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/3 cup of granulated sugar

Method:

How to make Irish coffee pancakes with whiskey syrup

Ireland’s favourite caffeinated beverage can now be made in pancake form, throw in a mouth-watering whiskey syrup glaze, and you’ve got the perfect recipe for all Irish coffee fans.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon of light brown sugar
  • ½ teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of high-quality espresso powder (or finely ground instant coffee)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons of melted unsalted butter
  • Vegetable oil for cooking
  • 3 tablespoons of Irish whiskey
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla bean paste, or extract

For the whiskey syrup:

  • ½ cup Irish whiskey
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup

Method:

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