Sweet Potato Pancakes
- Preparation and cooking time
- 350g Sweet potato, diced
- 100g Plain flour
- ¾tsp Baking powder
- 1 Egg, beaten
- ¼tsp Nutmeg Optional - in rare cases, some babies may have an allergy to nutmeg
- 175ml Milk
- 25g Butter
- STEP 1
Peel the sweet potato and dice into small chunks.
- STEP 2
Place the sweet potato in a pan of boiling water and cook for around 10-15 minutes or until tender.
- STEP 3
Sift together the flour, baking powder, and nutmeg if you're adding it, into a bowl.
- STEP 4
Drain the sweet potatoes and add to the flour mixture.
- STEP 5
Add the egg and milk and, using a hand blender, beat into a batter.
- STEP 6
Heat the butter in a pan over a medium heat and ladle in the batter mixture.
- STEP 7
Cook for a few minutes until the surface begins to bubble, and you can slide a spatula underneath without it breaking up.
- STEP 8
Flip and cook the other side, aiming for a golden brown colour on both sides.
- STEP 9
Blot with kitchen paper to remove excess grease. Serve whole or cut into strips.