Nutella Pancakes With Hot Chocolate Sauce (Plus How To Video)

Nutella pancakes with boozy hot chocolate sauce

  • makes 10
  • Easy

These light and fluffy Nutella pancakes are simply delicious and come drizzled in a smooth and creamy hot chocolate sauce. Adding booze to the sauce is optional but highly recommended for an extra treat! Includes a nifty how-to video

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Ingredients

  • milk 150ml
  • Nutella 3 tbsp
  • butter 2 tbsp melted, plus more for frying
  • egg 1, beaten
  • caster sugar 2 tsp
  • plain flour 100g
  • cocoa powder 2 tbsp
  • baking powder 1/2 tbsp
  • salt 1/2 tsp

BOOZY HOT CHOCOLATE SAUCE

  • dark chocolate 150g
  • milk 100ml
  • Frangelico 3-4 tbsp, (optional)

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the milk in a microwave or small pan with the Nutella and whisk until melted. Leave to cool then whisk in the 2 tbsp butter, egg and sugar.

  • Step 2

    Put the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder in a bowl and mix in the salt. Gradually whisk the wet into the dry ingredients to make a batter. Tip into a jug.

  • Step 3

    Heat a large frying pan and brush with butter. Pour in batter to make small pancakes approx. 10cm across – cook until bubbles appear on the surface. Flip over and cook for another minute. Keep warm in a low oven while you make the rest.

  • Step 4

    To make the sauce, gently heat the ingredients in a small pan, whisking until shiny (add a splash of water if it’s too thick). Pour over stacked pancakes to serve.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 214
  • Fat 13.2g
  • Saturates 7.3g
  • Carbs 17.8g
  • Sugars 8g
  • Fibre 2.8g
  • Protein 4.7g
  • Salt 0.6g
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