Just a quick blog post to share my favourite pancakes recipe as I really wanted to get this out there, but left it a bit late! And I’m far too eager to wait an entire year till we see pancake day again! Plus they’re seriously unhealthy pancakes, which I consider quite fun!

Seriously Unhealthy Pancakes

I’m using my dearest mum’s classic pancake recipe for standard thin pancakes. It makes them all wrappy and great for what I want them for – to wrap around a whole banana and keep in all the delicious goo that I’m adding. My mum always made thin pancakes – the type you have with lemon and a sprinkle of sugar, and other polite ingredients like that.

I did also try some other pancake variations, some of which were great. But as mentioned earlier – this is a little somewhat of a rush post, so I’ve not had time to refine them and get them blog-ready. The rum and raisin scotch pancakes were a bit weird, but not unpleasant. White chocolate chip pancakes are always a treat. And the white chocolate chip and raisin were excellent! But unfortunately I think that will need to be waiting in the wings for 2017 🙁

So why such a rush? Well… I was meant to be hitting the diet hard from today, but crumbled at the last minute. Oops… I did go for a 6km jog in the wind and rain though, so I have achieved at least a little! Just a shame I paired it up with the worlds worst, seriously unhealthy pancakes! But I won’t tell if you don’t…


This recipe comes with a disclaimer: these really are seriously unhealthy pancakes and may even be a little sickly in the wrong hands! But if you have as sweet a tooth as me, it feeds the devil inside you!


Seriously Unhealthy Pancakes

Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 pancake, with leftover batter


  • 2 large eggs
  • 50 g milk
  • 40 g flour
  • Dash water
  • 1 tsp oil
  • Nutella/chocolate spread
  • Golden syrup
  • Hundreds and thousands
  • Banana


  1. Whisk together the eggs, milk, and water. Slowly add in the flower to form a runny batter
  2. Set a frying pan over a high heat and add the oil
  3. When hot, pour in enough batter to make a very thin coating on the pan
  4. Cook until just starting to brown - about 1 minute
  5. Flip acrobatically to cook the other side, or turn sensibly and safely
  6. Cook for a further 30 seconds - 1 minute until just browning
  7. Transfer to a plate, and add the remaining ingredients in the order stated, wrapping the banana up in everything at the end

Recipe Notes

Tip: no measurements are given for the Nutella, golden syrup, or sprinkles. Add to your own preference.

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