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Chocolate pancakes recipe

Everyone loves pancakes but chocolate pancakes are even nicer! Team them with chocolate sauce, strawberries and vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.



  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 2/3 cup cocoa, sifted
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 ½ cups milk
  • ¼ cup melted butter


In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cocoa,

Gradually whisk in the eggs and the milk.

Mix until a thick, smooth batter forms.

Heat a frying pan over a medium heat and brush with melted butter.

Cook ¼ cup measures of this mixture in the pan. When bubbles form on the top, flip over to cook the other side.

Keep in a warm place while you cook the rest of the batter. This recipe makes 12 pancakes.

Serve with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce with fresh strawberries.


  • I like to use self-raising flour for pancakes because it makes them light and fluffy.
  • If you want your pancakes to be super fluffy, you can whip the egg whites (make sure you include the yolks in the batter) from the 2 eggs in the recipe until frothy and fold these into the batter before cooking.
  • You can use real chocolate melted in pancakes as well to replace the cocoa but this results in very heavy pancakes.

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This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.