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Pancakes with Summer Berries and White Chocolate

I was recently asked to try out three different Tefal frying pans and to come up with a pancake recipe for Pancake Day.

With spring around the corner and really hoping to see some sunshine soon, I came up with these pancakes filled with summer berries which I drizzled with melted white chocolate.

Pancakes with Summer Berries and White Chocolate

The three lovely pans Tefal sent me were quickly put to the test and all did a great job of making perfect pancakes as they all heated up quickly and are non-stick.

Tefal Frying Pan

Tefal Ingenio 28cm frying pan:
All three pans I received are of course the great quality that you expect from Tefal but I must say this one is my personal favourite. It is as they say 'the ultimate solution for versatility and perfect for gourmet pancakes that go from the hob into the oven and then to the table'.

I love the removable handle and this makes it ideal for the pan to go from hob to oven and to straight to the table.

Because the handle is easily removed at the press of a button the pan base will easily fit into the oven. Great for storage too since if you had any more pans from the same range the different sized bases simply fit stacked into each-other.

This pan is great for just about everything but if you want to make regular pancakes then my favourite pans are either of the two listed below.

Why? Simply because this pan has straighter sides and in my opinion is perfect for finishing a dish off in the oven or for anything you need to keep warm in the oven after cooking. Also before I forget to mention, it's also suitable for induction hobs too.

Tefal Jamie Oliver Anniversary 26cm pan:
This Limited Edition 26cm Jamie Oliver Anniversary Frying Pan by Tefal is designed to reflect the retro look.

The pan features Tefal’s Thermo-Spot, which glows red when the pan is at optimum cooking temperature, and the Pro-Metal Pro non-stick interior is metal utensil safe.

The grey enamel exterior not only looks great but also makes the pan durable and I found it really easy to clean with some nice sudsy water.

The bottom of the pan is embossed with a 'Jamie Oliver by Tefal 10-year' logo alongside Jamie’s signature.

The Prometal Pro non-stick coating of this pan is made of 6 layers of non-stick enforced with ultra-hard minerals, making it extremely durable and scratch-resistant even with metal utensils (except whisks and knives).

I've used this pan more than the others as it's a nice size and is what I call an everyday pan. Bacon and eggs cook without the need to add hardly any oil - just wipe the pan around with a dab of oil on kitchen paper and eggs or pancakes just slide out easily onto the plate.

Pictured below is my pancake straight from the hob using the Tefal Jamie Oliver Anniversary pan:

Pancake in a frying pan

Tefal Superior 24cm frying pan:
Perfect for classic pancakes, with an ergonomic soft-touch handle and durable Intensium non-stick. It's suitable for all hobs excluding induction and is oven safe up to 180C and is also dishwasher safe.

Plus this pan has an Anti-warp base and Thermospot.

This pan is a nice size for making crêpes or smaller pancakes (we like big pancakes in this house)!

Yield: 6-8

Pancakes with Summer Berries and White Chocolate

You will need a lightweight frying pan - about 8 or 10 inches in size


110g plain flour
a pinch of salt
2 eggs
200ml milk mixed with 75ml water
a good knob of melted butter to be used for greasing the pan

For the Filling:
500g Summer Berries - defrosted from frozen
2 tablespoons of caster sugar
200g White Chocolate - melted


Sift the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl. Make a well in the centre of the flour and break the eggs into it. Then whisk in the eggs with a balloon whisk.

Bring in the flour from around the edge of the bowl so it all gets well mixed together. Now you can gradually add small quantities of the milk and water mixture, whisking all the time until all the milk and water has been added and it is quite smooth - no lumps, please!

You will now have a quite thinnish batter.

When that's done, I always transfer the mixture into a jug so it's easier to pour - or you can use the OXO Good Grips Batter Dispenser of course.

Using a piece of kitchen paper dip it into your melted butter and use this to grease the frying pan. Get the pan really hot and then turn the heat to medium. Pour a little of the pancake batter into the hot pan - enough to almost cover the bottom completely.  Don't make the pancakes too thick.

Anyway, as the batter goes into the hot pan, tip it around from side to side to get the base evenly coated with batter.

The pancake will only take a minute - if that to cook. Now flip the pancake over with a pan slice and the other side will need a few seconds to cook.

Once cooked the pancake will have nice golden spots on. Now slide the pancake onto a serving plate.

Add the caster sugar to the defrosted berries and stir gently.  Leave for about 30 minutes and then drain off any excess juice.

Melt the chocolate in a glass bowl over a pan of simmering water.

Fill each pancake with berries and fold.  Drizzle over the melted chocolate and serve immediately.
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Disclaimer: I was sent the three Tefal frying pans as shown above for the purpose of this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

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