Quick Breakfast? Here’s How To Make Pancake The Nigerian Way

Health workers have advised that eating breakfast in the morning is a good way to stay healthy, we are advised not to go out on an empty stomach, instead, we should take light meals before going out in the morning to prevent stomach ulcer. Most Nigerians think of pancake as just a snack. Yes, pancakes go well with a chilled drink. But have you ever thought of another way to enjoy pancake? Now listen to this!


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Pancake is the most balanced meal you can have at breakfast as it is a blend of protein (from the eggs), carbohydrates (from the flour) and fats and oil (from the butter and vegetable oil). And we are not even talking about the micro nutrients. Maybe that’s why the pancake is commonly referred to as Diet in Nigeria.


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The Nigerian style pancake is a delicious breakfast recipe that is fast to learn, and ready in less than 40 min. I will be sharing a quick note on how to prepare the Nigerian style pancake. To prepare this delightful recipe, these are the steps to follow:


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Step1: Add two eggs in a mixing bowl

*1 and a half cup of milk

*3 tablespoons of butter

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Then whisk together and set aside.

Step2: Add 2 cups of your all-purpose flour in another bowl

*1 teaspoon of baking powder

*A pinch of salt

Then blend together and make a hole at the middle


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Step3: pour in the wet ingredients and mix it together into a smooth batter

Step4: put your pan on the gas/ electric stove


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Add 2 teaspoons of groundnut oil into the pan

Pour your mixed ingredients into the medium heated oil

Rotate the pan to evenly spread the ingredients into a round shape


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Cook until its solid, then turn the other side and cook for 30/40 secs

Remove from frying pan and serve!



It is a delicious breakfast that can be served with fruit juice or a cup of tea. You can decide to try it out today and am very sure you will not regret it!

NB: You can decide to spice it up with honey.