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How To Make Different Pancake In Nigeria

Pancake is a delicious snacks usually served at home as breakfast. It can as well be served anytime with a variety of toppings or filling like jam, syrup, meat, chocolate chips etc.

Its shape and structure also varies worldwide. Pretty much anything can be used to make as a face in pancake, all that is required is your imagination, I bet you the kids will love these

Here is an easy, simple, straightforward recipe on how to make yummy pancake. Gone are the days of boring pancakes. These unique recipes will turn your breakfast to fab.

Read Also: How To Prepare Chocolate Cake

How To Make Different Pancake In Nigeria
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Ingredients for Pancake:

a. 125 gr plain flour

b. 2 Raw eggs

c. 100ml Water

d. 2 Tablespoonful of butter/margarine (melted) or vegetable oil

e. Chilli Pepper or Scrotch bonnet (atarods)

f. Chopped Onion

g. A Pinched of Nutmeg (optional)

h. 1-2 Tablespoon vegetable oil (for greasing the pan).

Read Also: How To Make Nigerian Cupcakes

Direction for Pancake

a. Get a bowl, break and add the eggs, melted butter  and sugar, then stir using a whisk spatula

b. Add the chopped onions, pepper, salt, nutmeg (optional) followed by milk. Then stir thoroughly

c. Now you can gradually add the flour and keep stirring until it gets a thick lumpy look

d. Gradually add water and keep stirring until the pancake batter gets smooth

N.B: The lighter the batter, the thinner the pancake turns out

e. Place your pan (non-stick pan) on heat to remove any spilled water, add a little quantity of oil into the pan. Then spread the oil using a griddle brush to grease the pan surface and heat up.

f. Pour and scoop some of the pancake batter using a ladle (soup spoon) into the hot pan. Now gently move the pan into sloping positions to make the batter evenly coat the surface of the pan

g. Heat one side of the batter for 30 seconds until slightly brown then flip over and repeat

h. Repeat the process for the remaining pancake batter. Serve and enjoy pancake with a chilled drink

N.B:  This is a Nigeria pancake, quite different from the regular one. The ingredients are slightly different. Onions, sugar, pepper are included when making a Nigeria pancake to add spicy taste which you wouldn’t see in the regular pancake.

Baking powder is optional in a Nigeria pancake but if it must be added for more fluff, it should be in little quantity like a tablespoonful

There are people that enjoys pancake with toppings. Let us look at how to make some sweet and savory pancake toppings. These recipes are tasty enough to make your pancake feel special

1-Minute Peanut Butter Syrup


a. ½ cup of honey or maple syrup

b. ¼ cup creamy peanut butter

Direction for Peanut Butter Syrup

Get a microwave-safe bowl, add honey and peanut butter then stir. Microwave for 30 seconds, remove from microwave and then stir. Place again in microwave for 30 seconds, and then stir until mixture is completely combined.

Read Also: How To Make Nigerian Egg Rolls

Peach Pancake Syrup


a. 4 medium peaches

b. ¼ cup of sugar

c. 1 pinch allspice

d. I tablespoon unsalted


a. Peel the peaches.

N.B The simplest way of peeling a peach is to cut an X through the skin on the bottom each, the place into boiling water for 30 seconds after which you place in a bowl of ice water. This will make it easier for the skin to slip off.

b. Halve and pit the peaches.

N.B Its either you chop them into tiny pieces to make a chunky sauce or puree to make a smooth sauce.

c. Place a saucepan set over a medium-high heat, add the peaches, sugar, allspice, butter and water, stir to combine mixture.

d. Boil mixture then reduce to a simmer over medium-low heat.

e. Cook and keep stirring for 8 mins until syrup thickens

f. Remove and serve with pancake

Anty Bonnie’s Chocolate Syrup for Pancakes


a. 1½ cups of sugar

b. 3 tablespoons of cocoa powder

c. ½ cup of water

d. A pinch of salt

e. 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract


a. Add all ingredients in a small saucepan.

b. Heat mixture, stirring until sugar dissolves.

c. Remove from heat and serve.

Read Also: How To Make Nigerian Meat Pie

Brown sugar and cinnamon syrup


a. 1 cup of packed light brown sugar

b. 1 cup of water

c. ¼ to ½ teaspoon cinnamon

d. Squeeze of lemon juice


a. Place your sauce pan over medium heat, add water and add sugar.

b. Heat to boiling point then reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally.

c. Stir in cinnamon and lemon juice.

d. Serve warm

Easy homemade blueberry sauce


a. 3 cups of blueberries

b. A cup of water

c. ½ cup of water

d. 1½ table spoons constant of water

e. ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


a. Get a small saucepan, place the berries in it like 1½ cup

b. Add water and sugar then stir to mix

c. Place over heat, cook until berries just start to break down, keeping stirring constantly, and gradually adding your cornstarch mixture to the pan. Bring to a boil, remove heat and then simmer over low heat until sauce thickens

d. Gradually add water to give it a thin look atleast a tablespoon at a time

e. Remove from heat and serve above pancake

Warm Apple Pancake Topping


a. 1 cup and 2 table spoon apple cider

b. ¼ cup of brown sugar

c. 3 large apples, peeled and thinly sliced

d. 2 teaspoons of cornstarch

e. ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract


a. Get a large sauce pan, add a cup of cider into it and the followed by brown sugar

b. Place pan over medium-high heat and bring to a boil

c. Add apples and then bring to a simmer

d. Cook apples for 10- 12 minutes, stirring until tender

e. Get a bowl; add 2 tablespoons of cider and cornstarch in a small bowl to make a slurry

f. Get the mixture and add to the apples, cook and stir until thickens.

g. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla then serve

Read Also: How to Make Chin Chin in Nigeria for Home Use and Business

Healthy fruit sauce


a. 3 cups of fresh or frozen fruit (any fruit combination of your choice like apples, strawberries, peaches, blueberries etc. these are few of the fruit that makes an excellent pancake toppers

b. 1 to 3 tablespoon of sugar, maple syrup or honey

c. A medium saucepan


a. Get the saucepan, about add ¼ inch deep of barely cover the bottom of saucepan

b. Add 3 cups of the fruit to the saucepan

c. Add about 1 to 3 tablespoon of sugar, maple syrup and honey in the pan for sweetening

d. Set the pan over medium heat, stirring from time to time until fruit begins to break down and the sauce thickens slightly. 15 mins is enough to do that

e. Remove from heat and serve

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