Blueberry Pancakes with Cottage Cheese

For 4 people.


  • 2 200 g self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 50 g caster sugar
  • 1 free-range egg
  • 50 g butter, melted
  • 250ml milk
  • 125g cottage cheese
  • 225 g blueberries
  • 15 g unsalted butter, plus extra for cooking
  • To serve
  • 4 knobs butter
  • 8 rashers bacon, grilled until crisp
  • Maple syrup, for drizzling


  1. Mix the flour, bicarbonate of soda and sugar together in a bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl combine the egg, melted butter, milk and cottage cheese. Gradually add the cottage cheese mixture to the flour mixture, whisking constantly until a smooth batter is formed.
  3. Add the blueberries and stir gently.
  4. Heat a knob of butter in a frying pan over a medium heat. Place spoonfuls of the batter into the hot pan and cook for one minute on each side, or until golden.
  5. To serve, place two pancakes per person onto a warmed plate. Top with a little extra butter, two rashers of grilled bacon and a drizzle of maple syrup.