My Yummy Cinnamon Roll Pancakes! Gluten Free
This recipe makes fluffy American style pancakes with a spiral of delicious cinnamon and a traditional, sticky cinnamon roll drizzle. They are quick to make, yet super yummy and indulgent!! Exactly what we all need right now.
Servings: 2 LARGE stacks
- 200 grams self-raising flour
- 200 ml milk - if you need dairy free use soya NOT almond otherwise the pancakes will be a little pale!
- 3 eggs
- 1 tbsp caster sugar - or any sugar you've got!
The Cinnamon Swirl Bit!
- 30 grams butter/spread - at room temperature
- 30 grams dark brown sugar - or any sugar you've got!
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 10 ml milk
- 100 grams icing
- 30 ml milk
- 5 grams butter/spread
Place all of the "Pancake" ingredients in a bowl and whisk until smooth. If you have one, place the mix into a jug so its easier to pour into your frying pan later. >I use an electric whisk for ease and to get the most air into my pancakes as possible - but a regular balloon whisk will do fine too!
Place all of the "Drizzle" ingredients into a bowl and whisk until smooth.
Place all "Cinnamon Swirl Bit" ingredients into another bowl and whisk until smooth. If the mix has seperated a little, add a tsp of flour and whisk again. >Don't worry too much though, itll be fine when it cooks!!
Ideally, you need to put the "cinnamon swirl bit" into a piping bag or squeezy bottle, so you can pipe a swirl onto the pancake. Don't worry if you haven't got either, you can drizzle it with a tsp (and it tastes the same either you've achieved the swirl or not!!!)
Heat a pan to a low-medium temperature & spray with frylight/brush with oil. >If you're unsure of what temperature to use, I suggest you veer to the cool side as its MUCH easier to control. Its easy to crank the temperature up if they're not cooking but you can't reverse a burnt pancake haha
Pour your mix into the pan into as many pancake shapes as you can fit in the pan.
Add your "cinnamon swirl bit", in a spiral shape if possible! If not, add a few dollops onto the pancake.
When bubbles have just started to appear on the surface and they are EASY to lift with a spatula, flip and cook on the other side.>Mine usually take about 1 mins on the first side & 30 secs after I've flipped them.>Tip: Don't be tempted to move the pancake around/push the top down/interfere with it whilst one side is cooking! It'll lose its thickness & fluffiness. >Tip 2: for the perfect swirl, you need to flip quickly so it doesn't have chance to lose its swirl shape.