Spelt Buttermilk Pancakes with Cherry Compote

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Jul. 28, 2015

Nina Parker shows you an alternative pancake recipe, great for starting your morning with a bit of a treat. They're even made with spelt flour which is good for you!


Cherries 150 Gram , stoned
Unrefined caster sugar 1 Tablespoon
Lemon juice 4 Drop
Grand mariner 1 Tablespoon
Spelt flour 100 Gram
Ground almonds 50 Gram
Baking powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Bicarbonate of soda 1/4 Teaspoon
Buttermilk 120 Milliliter
Cold water 60 Milliliter
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Free range eggs 3 Medium , lightly beaten
Unsalted butter 50 Gram (Plus extra for serving)
Olive oil/Maple syrup 1 Teaspoon (For serving)
Sea salt To Taste



1. Heat cherries in a sauce pan, add some extra sugar.

2. Drizzle lemon juice and grand marnier. Cook everything together until it comes together and forms the compote.

3. Meanwhile take spelt flour, almond flour, baking powder and bicarbonate of soda in a bowl.

4. Pour buttermilk, mix well. Add salt and cold water and beat through to make the batter without lumps.

5. Add lightly beaten eggs followed by vanilla extract. Beat to mix well.

6. Heat a pan. Grease the pan with butter and put a laddle full of batter on the pan.

7. Put a laddle full of batter on the pan and then cook until bubbles appear on top.

8. Flip and cook the pancake on both sides.

9. Repeat and cook the remaining pancakes.



10. Brush butter on top of the pancakes.

11. Top it with cherry compote. Drizzle maple syrup and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 12