Buckwheat pancakes


Buckwheat pancakes
Buckwheat pancakes (galettes de sarasin in French) are typical of Brittany and are often served as a savoury dish. They are made with buckwheat flour (a cereal-like seed which is gluten free).
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Last modified on: July 21th 2015

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For 10 pancakes, you will need:
  • 1 buckwheat flour 250 g buckwheat flour
  • 2 Milk 600 g Milk
  • 3 Egg 2 Eggs
  • 4 salt ½ teaspoon salt
  • Total weight: 953 grams

Change these quantities to make: 5 pancakes 10 pancakes 20 pancakes 30 pancakes
How long will it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
11 min.4 min.15 min.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Buckwheat pancakes
Put 250 g buckwheat flour, 600 g Milk, 2 Eggs and ½ teaspoon salt into a bowl.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Buckwheat pancakes
Mix thoroughly with a whisk, and the pancake batter is ready.

Note: there's a commonly-held belief that the batter should be left to rest, but there is no need to do this with buckwheat, as it contains no gluten.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Buckwheat pancakes
Lightly grease a frying pan with a little oil on a piece of absorbant paper. Use a special pancake pan if you have one.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Buckwheat pancakes
Pour a ladleful of batter, turning the pan to spread it as you pour, to make a pancake that is as round as possible.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Buckwheat pancakes
Cook for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Buckwheat pancakes
Slide a spatula or maryse under the pancake to turn it.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Buckwheat pancakes
Then cook on the other side for 1 or 2 minutes.

Continue like this until you have used up all the batter.
Remarks
Feel free to vary the quantity of milk to make the batter thicker or thinner.
Keeping
A few hours in the fridge, protected with plastic film. They freeze well.
Source
Nicolas.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,465 Kcal or 6,134 Kj68 gr196 gr46 gr
73 %26 %19 %7 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
154 Kcal or 645 Kj7 gr21 gr5 gr
8 %3 %2 %1 %
Per pancakes
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
147 Kcal or 615 Kj7 gr20 gr5 gr
7 %3 %2 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg
How much will it cost?
  • For 10 pancakes : 1.40 €
  • Per pancakes : 0.14 €

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  • You're welcome! :-)
    Posted by jh april 21th 2017 at 13:54 n° 2
  • I am delighted to find this site. I haven't had a real Breton crêpe since I worked in La Belle France years ago. Merci, Jean-Hugues, merci mille fois!
    Posted by Bonne B. april 21th 2017 at 00:11 n° 1
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