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Below we have prepared seven recipes for you that will amaze you with their simplicity and taste.

Among the classic recipes, we have also included the less traditional ones that you must try.

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Grandma’s Yeast Pancakes

There is nothing better than grandma’s home cooking. Each of us will certainly remember the goodies that our grandmother used to cook for us as children. This recipe will take you back to your childhood.

What will we need

For the dough

  1. 230 g plain flour
  2. 240 ml warm milk
  3. 4 g of yeast
  4. spoon of sugar
  5. big egg
  6. Pinch of salt
  7. 5 tablespoons of oil

For the sauce

  1. 350 g of forest fruit
  2. spoon of maple syrup or honey
  3. a teaspoon of vanilla extract


  1. We turn on the oven at the lowest temperature for 10 minutes, then turn it off
  2. Add yeast, sugar and warm milk to a large bowl
  3. We process the mixture for about 30 seconds
  4. Pour the beaten egg with the flour and a pinch of salt into the yeast mixture
  5. We mix for another 2-3 minutes
  6. Cover the mixture with a tea towel and place the bowl in a warm oven
  7. Leave it in the oven for 50-60 minutes, until the dough has doubled in size
  8. Heat 1-2 tablespoons of oil in a pan
  9. Spoon the batter into the pan
  10. We use two spoons because the dough would stick to our hands
  11. Fry the fritter for approximately 2 minutes on each side
  12. To prepare the fruit sauce, add all the ingredients to the pot
  13. We heat it on medium heat for about 5 minutes
  14. The fruit should soften and release juice
  15. The fruit sauce can be blended until smooth with a stick blender, or served straight to the fritters

Dip the spoon in the cup of water so that the mixture does not stick to it.

Grandma's Fluffy Pancakes with loads of berries and peanut butter.

Russian pancakes from yeast dough

In this recipe, we were inspired by the East. Traditional Russian pancake dough uses dried yeast, which makes this dish something special. The recipe will be perfect if you serve the fritters with sour cream and blueberries coated in sugar.

What will we need

  1. 250 ml of milk
  2. 1 teaspoon of dry yeast
  3. egg
  4. 2 spoons of sugar
  5. pinch of salt
  6. 300 g plain flour
  7. 3-4 tablespoons of oil or butter


  1. Pour the lukewarm milk into a larger bowl
  2. Add a teaspoon of yeast and mix with milk for approximately 30 seconds
  3. The yeast must dissolve in the milk
  4. Add eggs with sugar and salt to the milk
  5. Sift the flour into a bowl
  6. Mix the mixture until a smooth dough is formed
  7. Cover the bowl with a towel and let it rest in a warm place
  8. The dough should double in volume
  9. Heat up a pan and melt the butter in it
  10. We remove small pieces from the dough with soup spoons, which we then fry in a pan
  11. Cook for approximately 2 minutes on each side, until the fritter is golden
  12. Allow the fritters to dry from the fat on a paper towel and then serve
Beautifully fluffy sugared fritters.

Sourdough apple fritters

This recipe does not use classic yeast, but powdered yeast. The dough is much easier to prepare and the pancakes rise beautifully and melt on your tongue.

What will we need

  1. 2 medium apples
  2. Egg
  3. 4 tablespoons of Greek yogurt
  4. 180 ml of milk
  5. A teaspoon of vanilla extract
  6. 1 tablespoon of oil
  7. 140 g plain flour
  8. A teaspoon of dry yeast
  9. Pinch of salt


  1. Mix flour, dry yeast and salt in a bowl
  2. In a second bowl, beat eggs with yogurt, lukewarm milk, oil and vanilla extract
  3. The dough must have a smooth texture
  4. Then mix the dry ingredients with the dry ingredients
  5. We work the dough thoroughly, cover it with a towel and put it in a warm place
  6. In the meantime, wash the apples, remove the cores and coarsely grate them
  7. Carefully mix the grated apples into the dough
  8. Heat the oil in a pan
  9. Fry the fritters at a medium temperature until they are brown on both sides
  10. Serve immediately while the fritters are warm
Pancake mountain with applesauce and maple syrup.

You can work miracles in the kitchen with apples. So try other great apple cake recipes and expand your culinary repertoire.

Pot recipe for pancakes

And here is another good old recipe without a scale. One single mug is enough for you to make a big show. This quick recipe for yeast pancakes will become a traditional folklore of your home kitchen.

What will we need

  1. 3 cups of warm milk
  2. 2 teaspoons of yeast
  3. 3 eggs
  4. teaspoon of salt
  5. 1/4 cup oil
  6. 3 cups plain flour


  1. In a large bowl, mix warm milk and yeast
  2. Let it stand for a while so that the yeast can start working
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the other ingredients
  4. We begin to slowly add the resulting yeast to the mixture
  5. Stir the mixture until the ingredients are combined and a smooth dough is formed
  6. Cover the bowl with the dough with a towel and let it rest in a warm place for at least 50 minutes
  7. The dough must gain volume
  8. On a greased pan with butter or oil, we start baking small pancake patties
Blueberry mug fritters with sour cream.

Fritters from kefir dough and yeast

This sourdough pancake recipe is special because it uses kefir, or acidophilic milk, instead of milk. You have to try this recipe, it has something in it.

What will we need

  1. 250 g plain flour
  2. 2 spoons of sugar
  3. 1 teaspoon of powdered yeast
  4. teaspoon of salt
  5. ½ teaspoon of soda
  6. 250 ml of kefir
  7. 2 tablespoons of oil
  8. egg


  1. Mix flour, sugar, yeast, salt and baking soda in a bowl
  2. Next, mix kefir and oil
  3. Then add the egg and beat it into the liquid mixture
  4. Mix the dry and wet ingredients in one bowl into a smooth dough
  5. Then cover it with a towel and let it rest in a warm place
  6. The dough must rest for at least 40 minutes
  7. When the dough has risen, heat a pan with oil
  8. We then fry individual fritters in a pan
  9. The fritters must be golden brown on both sides
A mountain of fritters with chocolate chips and chocolate sauce.

Yeasted pancakes on salt

If you are tired of the ever-changing pancake recipes that only offer sweet options, don’t worry, we thought of you too. If you want to try something new, below we have prepared salty alternatives for you that you definitely haven’t eaten before. So push, push and try pancakes topped with homemade chutney or bacon pancakes with maple syrup, just like in a proper American bistro.

What will we need

For the dough

  1. 125 g corn flour
  2. 300 ml of water
  3. 125 g chickpea flour
  4. 2 teaspoons of dry yeast
  5. 125 g of rice flour
  6. 125 g of wholemeal flour
  7. 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  8. 1 teaspoon of salt
  9. Medium onion (sliced)
  10. chili peppers

For chutney

  1. 75 g of yogurt
  2. 3 tablespoons of lemon juice
  3. 1 bunch of coriander
  4. 1 bunch of mint
  5. jalapeno (sliced)
  6. 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger (or dried)
  7. clove of garlic
  8. ½ teaspoon of salt
  9. ½ teaspoon of sugar


  1. Pour the flour into a large bowl and mix all the flours with a teaspoon of salt
  2. Prepare the yeast in a small bowl
  3. Mix 150 ml of warm water with dried yeast and sugar
  4. Stir the mixture and let it stand in the heat for at least 10 minutes
  5. Pour the yeast into the dry ingredients and mix together with the rest of the water
  6. Add chopped onion and chili to the dough
  7. Cover the bowl with the dough and let it rise for an hour
  8. Heat a frying pan to a medium temperature
  9. Fry the pancake batter slowly from both sides
  10. The fritter must be well cooked and golden on both sides
  11. In the meantime, when the dough for the fritters rises, we will prepare the mint-coriander chutney
  12. Put all the ingredients in a mixing bowl
  13. Mix everything together until smooth
  14. If the mixer or robot does not want to start, use a little water
  15. Taste the chutney, add salt and add lemon juice to your taste
  16. the chutney must cool before serving
Pancake mountain with vegetables and chutney.

Chutney can also be used as a complementary sauce with meat. Try these roast beef recipes and add homemade chutney. You won’t be surprised!

Savory pancakes with bacon

What will we need

  1. 10 slices of bacon
  2. 150 ml of buttermilk
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 3 tablespoons of maple syrup
  5. a teaspoon of vanilla extract
  6. 150 g plain flour
  7. 2 teaspoons of baking powder
  8. 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  9. pinch of salt
  10. 50 g of melted butter


  1. Fry the bacon until crispy in a hot pan
  2. Fry it for approximately 1-2 minutes on each side
  3. Then let it cool down and cut it into small cubes
  4. In a large bowl, mix the buttermilk, eggs, maple syrup and vanilla extract
  5. In the second bowl, mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt
  6. Then mix the wet and dry ingredients and add the melted butter
  7. There must be no lumps in the dough
  8. Add chopped bacon to the dough and mix
  9. Melt the butter in a non-stick pan and slowly fry the fritters
  10. Bake the fritters on each side for approximately 1-2 minutes

When serving, the fritters can be interspersed with toasted bacon and topped with maple syrup.

Plates full of bacon fritters drizzled with maple syrup.

The best thing about fritters is that each of you can taste them according to your own preferences, so don’t be afraid to let your imagination run wild and really enjoy your fritter morning, with everything you like!

A proper frying pan is needed for a proper fritter. If all of these have already expired, get inspired to buy a new one and see this review of stainless steel pans , on which no fritter will stick.

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