dutch pancakes with Moose Maple Butter

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We launched our blog on 1 May 2014, almost 3 years ago. To celebrate our 3rd Birthday we asked a few of the producers we’ve worked with and asked if they’d be interested in collaborating with us and provide us with some of their products to offer as a prize to the readers of our blog.

First up is Moose Maple Butter who we developed a recipe for in our first year of the blog. Moose Maple Butter is a perfect combination of British Butter, Canadian Maple Syrup and a touch of sea salt. Delicious on pancakes, toast, crumpets, you name it. Back then we made small Canadian butter tarts, similar to those Michelle ate in Canada as a child.

We approached the lovely Farrah who has kindly provided us with 5 tubs of this wonderful butter to offer as a prize to our readers as we approach our Birthday, that’s a tub each for 5 lucky winners.

If you fancy doing something a little different then these Dutch mini pancakes called pofferjes are just the ticket. Small pancakes served with butter and a sprinkling of icing sugar – made all the more delicious with the substitution of Moose Maple Butter!

dutch mini pancakes with Moose Maple Butter

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 250g plain flour
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 350 ml whole milk
  • pinch of salt
  • 7g sachet of dried yeast
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • butter (for greasing the frying pan)
  • icing sugar (for dusting)
  • moose maple butter (for melting on top)

Directions

Heat the milk in a saucepan to warm, remove from the heat and mix in the caster sugar and the yeast. Set the pan aside for 5-10 minutes during which time the mixture will become foamy.
Combine the flour and salt in a large mixing bowl and slowly add the yeast mixture, then the egg to the flour and whisk until you have a smooth batter. Cover the bowl with a damp tea towel and allow it to rest for an hour, by which time it should have doubled in size.
Now to make the pancakes. Our preferred method is to pour the batter into a large jug and pour small quantities into a pan, you may prefer to use a tablespoon to spoon out the mixture.
Heat a saucepan over a medium-high heat. Grease the pan with some butter and spoon in a small amount of pancakes at a time. The pancakes should be approximately 4cm in diameter, cook quickly on both sides and remove to a clean towel on a warm plate until you have made all the pancakes and are ready to serve.
Once all the pancakes have been made transfer onto serving plates and dust with icing sugar. Finally spoon over some Moose Maple butter and allow it to melt over the pancakes. Serve immediately.

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Comments

  1. Kristy Brown says

    OOhh I think I would attempt the pancakes first and then maybe adapt a flapjack recipe too

  2. Emily Clark says

    On crumpets. And oh my god this sounds so delicious. Thank yo for introducing me to this!

  3. says

    This looks divine I love maple anything, I would slather this all over anything hot and a touch sweet so basically the classics, pancakes, waffles, cinnamon french toast. mm mmm mmmm just lest it melt and get it’s goodness all up over my plate!

  4. John Tingay says

    I would try Moose Maple Butter on North Staffs or Derbyshire Oatcakes with crispy bacon.

  5. Linda Tweed says

    Oh. My. God. As an American living in the UK with a British family who love it when I cook pancakes, we would devour this stuff. I never even knew it existed! Fingers crossed x

    • Lesley says

      My blogging buddy is Canadian and she can’t get enough of this butter. It is amazing with pancakes, as my children will attest to!

  6. says

    I absolutely ADORE Moose maple butter! It’s so divine on crumpets, pancakes, toast or anything! I have a recipe on my blog for banana loaf with moose maple buttercream which always goes down well!

  7. says

    I coated some sliced almonds in some Moose Maple Butter once to top a cake, so good! You can’t beat MMB on crumpets, but I’ve never been brave enough to try and make my own!

    • Michelle says

      Mmm, thats sounds great Susan! And yes I agree on crumpets! I’ve not made either but I do fancy trying….especially when I saw chocolate crumpets!

  8. Emma Robertson says

    Wow! Moose Maple Butter sounds delicious and versatile! I’d like to have a go at making your Canadian Butter tarts if I ever got some Moose Maple Butter. They would keep colleagues happy! 🙂 That’s if I don’t eat it all straight out of the tub!

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