Buckwheat Griddle Cake Pancakes


  • 300ml warm water
  • 1 tsp black treacle
  • 200g Doves Farm Organic Wholemeal Buckwheat Flour
  • 1 tsp Doves Farm Quick Yeast
  • 50g sugar
  • 50g butter, melted
  • oil, for pan
  • maple syrup, for serving


Buckwheat Batter

  1. Measure the warm water into a jug, add the treacle and mix until dissolved.
  2. Put the flour, yeast and sugar into a mixing bowl and stir to combine.
  3. Add the treacle liquid and beat to a smooth batter.
  4. Cover and leave the batter to stand in a warm place for at least 2 hours or up to 12 hours.

 Griddle Cakes

  1. Melt the butter.
  2. Put a little oil into a large frying pan, roll it around to cover the surface and heat until nice and hot.
  3. Gently stir the melted butter into the buckwheat batter.
  4. Pour batter into the pan to make 10cm/4” circles and cook over a medium heat.
  5. When bubbles appear on the surface and the base is golden, turn the griddle cakes over and cook the other side.
  6. Transfer cooked griddle cakes to a warm plate.
  7. Repeat until the batter is used.
  8. Serve warm with maple syrup.