Gluten Free Poached Pear Pancakes
These are some of the fluffiest gluten free pancakes with a delightful slight chew. All of the ingredients for the pancake base are likely to be in your cupboard already making them ideal for a weekend breakfast.
-For the Pears
- 2 Small pears
- 3tbsp Spiced rum (Personal favourite – Redleg Spiced rum)
- 4tbsp Soft brown sugar
- ¼tsp Ground clove
- ½tsp Ground cinnamon
- ½tsp Ground Ginger
- ¼tsp Nutmeg
- 200ml Water
-For the Pancakes
- 130g Gluten free self raising flour
- 170ml Milk
- 1 Large egg
- ¼tsp Xanthan gum
- 1tbsp Sugar
- Pinch of salt
- Knob of butter for frying
You could try this with all sorts of different fruits depending on what is in season.
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-For the pears
- In a pot all of your ingredients apart from the pears and heat over medium.
- Slice your pears in half length ways (try to keep the stem).
- Add your halved pears to the pot and simmer for until soft (10-15 minutes for small pears.
- Once your pears are soft remove them from the pot and set aside.
- turn the heat up to high and reduce the poaching liquid until it is the consistency of syrup.
- Remove from the heat and add the pears back, coating them with the syrup.
- Set aside until you have cooked your pancakes.
-For the pancakes
- In a bowl whisk together your flour, xanthan gum and salt.
- Add your egg, milk and sugar and whisk together. Don’t worry if it’s a little lumpy this is fine.
- Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat with a knob of butter.
- Drop a couple spoons of the batter into the pan and shape into a circle.
- Once a few bubbles start to form on the top of the pancake flip it over to cook on the other side for 1-2 minutes.
- Serve 2-3 pancakes per person topped with the pears and drizzled with the syrup.
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Hey! I’m Caroline, I love baking and cooking and finding new ingredients to create better gluten free alternatives. In 2015 I found out I had coeliac and since then it has been my mission to find great ways to make gluten free food better.
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