Recipe Pancakes With Ginger Poached Plums

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

30 minutes


4 (12 pancakes)


Poached plums

  • 500g plums, washed
  • 4 pieces Buderim Ginger Crystallised Ginger, finely chopped
  • 100g golden sugar
  • cinnamon stick
  • vanilla pod, split and seeds scraped from middle


  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 1/4 cup caster sugar
  • 2 tsp bicarb soda
  • 1½ cups) milk
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 80g butter, melted and cooled, plus extra to grease pan

Greek-style yoghurt and honey, to serve


  1. To prepare plums; wash, remove stones and cut into wedges.
  2. Add ginger, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla and 1 cup water to a pan. Gently heat until sugar dissolves.
  3. Add plums and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5-10 mins or until plums are tender.
  4. To prepare pancakes; sift flour, sugar and bicarb into a large bowl, making a well in the centre. In a separate bowl lightly whisk eggs, then mix in milk, vanilla and melted butter. Add liquid mixture to flour and sugar whisking together until batter is combined.
  5. Heat a large frying pan over medium-low heat. Lightly grease the pan with butter.
  6. Pour 1/4 cups of pancake mixture into the pan. Cook for 2 minutes or until bubbles appear on top. Flip pancake, cooking base for a further minute or until golden.
  7. Depending on pan size, you may only fit 1 or 2 at a time. Grease with additional butter as required.
  8. Divide pancakes between plate, topping with poached plums, a dollop of yoghurt and a drizzle of honey.

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