This beautiful stack of pancakes is flavoured with warm flavours like cinnamon and cooked apples. Thin and almost crepe-like, these are even more delicious with additional toppings like fresh fruits, jam and maple syrup.
300 g unbleached all-purpose (1 ¾ cups + 2 tbsp)
A pinch of of baking powder
A pinch of salt
400 ml unsweetened plant milk (1 ½ cups + 3 tbsp)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
200 ml sparkling mineral water (¾ cup + 1 tbsp)
2 thinly sliced apples
vegetable oil for frying
cinnamon and sugar mix, fresh fruit like strawberries, bananas or wild berries, jam, syrup or vegan Nutella
To make the batter: In a mixing bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt, and mix together. Then add plant milk. Whisk together until no lumps remain. Let rest for 30 minutes in fridge (don’t skip this part). Meanwhile prepare the apples. Peel apples, core, cut in half, and cut into very thin slices. After resting time of the batter add sparkling mineral water to it. Whisk together until well combined.
*Optional step: Melt 3 tablespoons of the vegan butter over medium-low heat in a small fry pan, and sauté apple slices with a little bit of cinnamon until they are just tender. Set aside.
To fry pancakes: Heat oil in a pan. Once hot enough transfer batter with a ladle into the pan. Since we’re making German pancakes they should be wider and thinner than the standard American pancakes. Tip for thin and even pancakes: Use a crêpe spreader.
Once the pancakes are spread out take some apple slices and press them gently into the moist dough. Fry until nicely browned and firmed. Then flip and fry on the other side. Either flip with a spatula, or if you’re a pro throw it into the air and catch it. Lightly coat the pan in oil after each pancake. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar mix and serve warm. Enjoy like that or add other toppings.
Jacqui Wormington, the creator behind The Simple Sprinkle, is a German vegan recipe developer, content creator, and food photographer located in Salt Lake City, Utah. She is on a mission to show that turning plant-based does not stop you from enjoying your favorite meals! She shares a variety of indulgent, healthy, sweet, and savory vegan meals.