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Chocolate Pancakes

A delicious chocolate version of a classic. Perfect as a treat or as a wonderful chocolate breakfast.

8-10 Depending on size

15-30 minutes

Lindt EXCELLENCE 70%

Easy

Ingredients

For the pancakes

  • 115g Plain flour
  • 10g Quality cocoa powder
  • 1tsp Baking powder
  • 40g Crème Fraîche 
  • 1each Egg
  • 80g Lindt EXCELLENCE 70%, melted
  • 120ml Milk (approx.)

And a little butter for frying

Optional Filling- Chocolate Crème

You can find the recipe for a delicious chocolate crème in the Zeppole recipe here.

Also delicious with ice cream or some caramelized bacon.

Directions

  • 1

    Combine

    • Dry ingredients in a mixing bow

  • 2

    Add

    • The crème fraîche and the egg.

  • 3

    Combine

    • The milk and the chocolate, creating a smooth ganache.

  • 4

    Add

    • To the rest of the mixture and whisk until smooth.

  • 5

    To cook

    • Place a non-stick frying pan over medium heat.

      Brush with a little butter and place batter into pan (about a tablespoon for a small pancake)

  • 6

    Cook

    • For 3-4 minutes or until bubbles appear on the surface.

  • 7

    Flip

    • And cook through. 

      Transfer to a plate to cool slightly.

  • 8

    If serving with some crème

    • Generously fill pancakes with some crème, stack them up and serve with a little chocolate sauce.