Lemon Pancakes


Expect amazing flavors from these lemon pancakes. Ready in less than half an hour and they're ridiculously easy. Add some poppy seeds for extra prettiness.

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Lemon pancakes
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2016-05-07, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 25 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 20-12-2021

25 minutes 4 people Main course
Lemon pancakes


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  • 2 lemons (zest + juice)
  • 2 eggs
  • 100 gram all-purpose flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 300 ml milk
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • butter for baking
  • 4 tablespoons powdered sugar
Lemon pancakes ingredients
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  • grater
  • large bowl
  • whisk
  • medium-sized skillet
  • small bowl
  • small whisk or fork

Lemon Pancakes

25 minutes 4 people Main course

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Preparation -- 10 minutes

Grate the lemon and squeeze all of its juice. Mix eggs, 3/4th of the lemon juice, half of the lemon zest, milk, poppy seeds, baking soda, baking powder, a pinch of salt and flour in the large bowl until you've reached a smooth pancake batter.

Combine powdered sugar, the other half of the lemon zest and the rest of the lemon juice in a small bowl. Mix well with a small whisk or fork until you've reached a beautiful lemon glaze.  

Lemon pancakes
Lemon pancakes

Cooking the lemon pancakes -- 15 minutes

Heat a little bit of butter in a medium-sized skillet and add about 1 ladle of batter in the middle of the hot skillet on medium heat. Wait about 2 to 3 minutes and then flip the pancake over and wait for another 2 to 3 minutes.

Both sides are now beautifully golden brown. Repeat until all the batter is used and keep the pancakes warm in the meanwhile. Stack the pancakes and pour the lemon glaze over the pancakes. Enjoy!

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