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Ward’s Perfect Pancakes!

Posted by: Magic 1278 | 17 June, 2010 - 12:37 PM


Ward says, “How’s this for a classic staple?  The whole motto is Keep it Simple: just flour, milk, eggs and sugar – it doesn’t come any easier and everyone will be asking for more!”

Ward fervently shared his secret recipe with Kevin and Jane.  Listen to their interview here.

(for 8 pancakes cooked separately in a 10 inch frypan)

2 cups self raising flour (you can include a couple of tablespoons of wholemeal flour if you want to add a bit of fibre!)
2 eggs
1 ½ cups milk
1 teaspoon vegetable oil (to be added to the milk)
1 tablespoon raw sugar (it’s nice when it becomes caramelized on the outside of the pancake)
Sprinkle of icing sugar to garnish
Jam as preferred to serve


Step 1
Whisk the flour, eggs, milk and oil in a 1 litre drink container until almost smooth.  Leave mixture to sit for 10 minutes, then re-whisk.

Step 2
Heat a fry pan without oil. When you think it’s hot enough, put a drop of water on the surface, and if it “dances”, you’ve got it right!

Step 3
Add one tablespoon of oil to the pan, then sprinkle on some sugar and pour the mix on top.

Step 4
Wait until bubbles form on the mix (about 2 minutes), then flip. Make sure not to let the pan get too hot.

Step 5
Place pancake on a plate and add a line of your favourite jam. Fill with vanilla ice cream and roll – not too tight!

Step 6
Add a thick layer of whipped cream on top, plus a teaspoon of sprinkled icing sugar… and ENJOY!

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Blog comments Your Say

  • Well Ward, we are down to the final days now, so happy for you & the family on your next journey in life, but I will miss you not only in the mornings, but in the early hours of the morning when I can't sleep. I must say I am one of many who wonder when do you catch up on't agree with your taste in movies, but you are very unique, you care for your listeners which is so rare in radio these days, but definately not on Magic, all are wonderful presenters who care for their listeners. take care Ward will miss you good luck xoxoxo

    Leanne Difalco Sunday 24 July, 2011 - 9:47 PM
  • Like Christine, I often wonder when you sleep Ward.I have beeen listening to you for so long,I will miss you heaps. I love your fun and amazing facts and all the chit chat you pass on.

    Val Lawrance Sunday 17 July, 2011 - 4:06 PM
  • Dear Ward
    I have been listening to Magic for a few years to you, Ric and Peter in the wee hours of the morning when I cannot sleep. I also listen to you you during the day, and often wonder when you sleep. I will miss listening to you and the temptation to get up and have a coffee! I wish you all the best for your very long retirement and with good health and happiness.
    May God Bless you, your wife Jan and the family of all daughters, your dog and the motorbike!
    Best wishes

    Christine Monday 4 July, 2011 - 10:13 AM
  • Love Wards voice. Always cheerful but not over the top.
    I am a bit wary of the films Ward says are GREAT.
    At least he warns us sometime by giving the classification.
    I would NEVER watch an R rated movie. You may see "the artistic value" in one Ward but thats your choice. Enough hurt and evil in this world without watching it as entertainment.

    Marie Thursday 5 May, 2011 - 10:45 AM
  • Thanx for the pancake recipe it was yummo..

    Cheers x x kazza x x

    karole Saturday 26 March, 2011 - 10:33 PM

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