Plate of pancakes
Prep Time:
20 minutes
Cook Time:
15 minutes

Did you know that the skin of fruits holds a treasure trove of nutrients? Packed with vitamins, fiber, and antioxidants, don't peel away those nutritious benefits — make the most of them!

These fluffy Battered Apple Pancakes, are the perfect way to do just that, using your Wonky apples skins and all! They're delicious for breakfast OR dessert, and with a simple list of ingredients and just a few steps required, this is a great recipe to try with the kids on a Sunday morning.

Top with butter, maple syrup, berry compote - whatever you fancy!


  • 3 large apples or 4 small
  • 200g plain flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 egg
  • 250ml milk
  • 2 Tbsp butter, melted


  1. Leaving the skin on, slice each apple into 5-6 slices, depending on the size. Using a corer or sharp knife, carefully remove the core from each apple slice. Set apple slices aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, cinnamon, and baking powder. Then add the eggs and melted butter. Whisk the milk in slowly.
  3. Mix batter until well combined and all the lumps are removed.
  4. Heat a large frying pan with butter to medium heat. Dip each of the apples into the batter one by one. Spoon each apple slice with batter into the pan. You will need to cook in batches. Cook each pancake on either side for 2-3 minutes until golden brown.
  5. Serve for breakfast or as a fruity dessert. Garnish with icing sugar or maple syrup.

Battered Apple Pancakes

Enjoy your Wonky apples, skins and all, with these delicious and super simple Apple Pancakes. Perfect for breakfast or dessert!

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