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Apple Pancakes

Apple pancakes are the cakes that have apple cubes and slices of apple in it, to enhance the taste, and it is served perfectly fluffy. This apple pan cake is made with all purpose flour, grated or chopped apple, baking powder, vanilla extract, sugar, milk, cinnamon powder, egg, food colouring, butter and salt. These pancakes aren’t just a weekend treat, its an easy breakfast option, a fun way to make a dessert or savory brunch, and sometimes even make them into a dessert cake for dinner with just a drizzle of chocolate sauce and some ice cream. This pancake recipe in an upgraded version of your usual pancake, its great way to get your kids eating some apples and an even better way to enjoy your mornings!

Why Pancakes are perfect Breakfast?

The Pancake, also known as ‘hotcake, flapjack, or griddlecake. Described as a round, starched based batter that usually contains eggs, butter, and milk cooked over a frying pan, griddle, greased with oil or butter. Archeological evidence states that pancakes might be the earliest widespread ‘cereal’ food eaten in the prehistoric societies. The ingredients and methods of creating pancakes differ from each country. The United Kingdom makes pancakes that are often unleavened and resembles a crepe. North American pancakes are thick from the use of baking powder. In France the Breton pancake is crepe like, these are cooked on one or both sides with a crepe maker and a wooden spatula to spread this around to create a lacework pattern in the pancakes. Another Pancake is the ‘Palacinke’ in Southeast Europe where thin but moist pancakes are fired on both sides and are filled with cream cheese, jam, ground walnuts, chocolate, and many more sweet or savory fillings. Some pancakes are made savory like the scallion pancakes familiarly seen in Chinese cuisine these are generally made more so of dough than batter, these unflavored pancakes version are served alongside ducks and other meats with a savory sauce as a snack or appetizer. In Japan the okonomiyaki, another savory pancake is made with similar pancake ingredients but stuffed with cabbages and ginger with some meats, having a chewy texture topped with okonomiyaki sauce resembling barbeque sauce, and mayonnaise with a sprinkle of spring onions. Japan also has sweet pancake options like the Dorayaki, which are sandwiches of pancakes, filled with red bean or even ice cream inside. Pancakes are so beloved all over the world that there’s even a ‘Pancake day’ associated to the ‘Shrove Tuesday’ in Britain.

What makes the Apple Pancakes so different?

Nothings as great as pancakes made fresh on a weekend morning where all you need to do is just laze around and enjoy the day with a sweet treat as your first meal. These apple pancakes made with real apples and a helping of gooey rich apple sauce are just calling for you to wake up and enjoy the rest of the day with this breakfast dish as a cozy and delectable breakfast you should be looking forward to. All you need are to slice the apples and have another one or the other half chopped and saved to be made into a sauce by simmering the chopped apples in sugar and butter till it turns into a nice golden sticky sauce. While the sliced apples are to be dipped in a thick pancake batter made of all purpose flour, red food coloring, water, baking powder, vanilla extract, sugar, milk, cinnamon power, salt, egg, and milk. And fried in a pan with melted butter, cooked on both sides till it turns into a slight light color and placed on a plate to be stacked and decorated with the apple sauce.

Part of what makes the pancake a ‘pancake’ is how rewardingly fluffy and melt in your mouth these are, the soft but chewy texture and the roast-y hint especially as it’s eaten fresh out of the pan. Drizzles with syrup and in this case, a rich indulgent apple sauce. Makes for a great pancake experience.

Apple Pancakes

Course: Breakfast, Snacks



A fluffy pancake with an apple-licious suprise


  • 1 medium-size apple

  • ½ cup of all purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract

  • ½ cup sugar

  • 50ml milk

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder

  • a pinch of salt

  • 1 egg

  • 1/8 teaspoon red food coloring

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • ¼ cup water


  • Peel the apple and mince the skins before setting aside. Cut the apple to half, chop the half to cubes and the other half to slices. Set aside.
  • For the batter; in a bowl, mix all purpose flour, baking powder, vanilla extract, ¼ cup sugar, milk, cinnamon powder, salt, egg, red food coloring, and minced apple skin.
  • In a pan at low heat, melt a tablespoon of butter and spread this around the pan. Dip the sliced apples into the batter, coating this evenly.
  • Fry it in the pan for 2 minutes on both sides. Flipping once the top bubbles. Take it off the heat once cooked. Repeat for the remaining slices.
  • For the sauce; in a pan at medium heat, mix 1 tablespoon butter and ¼ cup sugar till it dissolves. Add the chopped apples and mix well.
  • Let this simmer and when the sauce thickens, take it off the heat.
  • Stack the pancakes up and top with the applesauce and chunks.

Looking for a sweet and tart but ‘healthy’ pancake? Well look no further this Apple Pancake Recipe might just be what your looking for! This stalk of beautifully red, fluffy, and delicious Apple Pancakes are the one for you. While this pancake are made from scratch, it just takes a few steps and you’ll be rewarded with a sweet vibrant colored pancakes and a sweet delectable apple sauce to be devoured for breakfast or a nice brunch with a side of eggs and bacon. This perfectly versatile pancake recipe can be interchanged with other fruits, or just topped with the syrupy applesauce over your usual pancakes.

Apple Pancake recipe (tagalog)


  • 1 katamtamang laking mansanas
  • ½ tasa harina
  • 1 kutsarang baking powder
  • 1 kutsarang vanilla extract
  • ½ tasa asukal
  • 50ml gatas
  • 1 kutsaritang cinnamon powder
  • 1 kurot ng asin
  • 1 itlog
  • 1/8 kutsaritang pulang food coloring
  • 2 kutsarang mantikilya
  • ¼ tasa tubig

Paano lutuin

  1. Alisin ang balat ng mansanas at tinadtad ang mga ito bago itabi. Hatiin ng kalahati ang mansanas, itadtad ang isang kalahati, at ihiwa ng maninipis ang isang kalahati. Itabi.
  2. Para sa batter; sa mangkok, haluin ang harina, baking powder, vanilla extract, ¼ tasa ng asukal, gatas, cinnamon powder, asin, itlog, red food coloring, at tinadtad na balat ng mansanas.
  3. Sa kawali na may mababang init, tunawin ang 1 kutsarang mantikilya at ikalat ito sa kawali. Isawsaw ang hiniwa na mansanas sa batter, siguraduhing natakpan ito ng manigi.
  4. Lutuin ito sa pan ng 2 minuto sa bawat gilid. Ibaliktad pag bumula na ang taas nito. Tanggalin sa init pag naluto na. iulit hanggang naluto na ang natitirang hiniwang mansanas.
  5. Para sa sauce; sa kawali na may katamtamang init, ihalo ang 1 kutsarang mantikilya at ¼ tasa ng asukal hanggang matunaw ito. Isama ang tinadtad na mansanas at haluin ng mabuti.
  6. Pakuluin ito hanggang kumapal ang sauce. Tanggalin sa init.
  7. Ihanda ang pancakes na dinekorasyonan ng applesauce. 
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