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).
100,132 24.2/5 for 31 ratings
Grade this recipe:

Last modified on: July 21th 2015

For 10 pancakes, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 5 pancakes 10 pancakes 20 pancakes 30 pancakes

How long does it take?

Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
11 min.4 min.15 min.

Keeping:

A few hours in the fridge, protected with plastic film. They freeze well.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Buckwheat pancakes : Photo of step #1
Put 250 g buckwheat flour, 600 g milk, 2 eggs and ½ teaspoon salt into a bowl.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Buckwheat pancakes : Photo of step #2
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 : Photo of step #3
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 : Photo of step #4
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 : Photo of step #5
Cook for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Buckwheat pancakes : Photo of step #6
Slide a spatula or maryse under the pancake to turn it.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Buckwheat pancakes : Photo of step #7
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.

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).

How much will it cost?

Change currency:

Note : These prices are only approximate.

Some recipes that use this recipe

Breton leek and mushroom tart
Breton leek and mushroom tart

This is a "tart" with a difference: the case is not made with pastry, but with a double layer of lightly buttered Breton galettes (buckwheat pancakes). The filling is made with shallots, sautéed mushrooms, leeks and cream. You might have noticed that this recipe includes the key elements of...
14,0924.3/5 for 12 ratings 1 hour 13 min.
Scallop and leek pancakes
Scallop and leek pancakes

These pancakes are filled with pan-fried scallops and creamed leeks.
36,2414.3/5 for 20 ratings 13 min.
Sausage buckwheat pancakes
Sausage buckwheat pancakes

This sausage pancake recipe is one of the better-known ways of using buckwheat pancakes. You will find it on the menu of all good French crêperies, but it is easy to make at home.
92,1444.5/5 for 12 ratings 1 hour 27 min.
Mushroom Pancakes au Gratin
Mushroom Pancakes au Gratin

This recipe uses pan-fried mushrooms and shallots in cream as the filling for Breton "galettes": traditional buckwheat pancakes. The stuffed pancakes are then baked gratin-style with cheese and cream.
34,0724.6/5 for 14 ratings 55 min.
Breton Pie
Breton Pie

This unusual pie from Brittany is made with piled-up layers of buckwheat pancakes (galettes), sandwiched with a filling of onion and bacon mixed with a little cream. The whole thing, assembled in a baking tin, is then browned in the oven.
32,7744.1/5 for 16 ratings 1 hour 9 min.
See all recipes that use it

Source

Nicolas.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
MilkMilk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Kugelhof for Nanou, Pretzels, How to heat milk without it catching on the bottom of the pan, Gougères, Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan, ... All
Buckwheat flourBuckwheat flour: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Buckwheat almond biscuits, ... All
EggEgg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tiramisu, Rabbit terrine, "Oeufs rabattus" with leeks, Spinach fritters, Gâteau Nantais, ... All
SaltSalt: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Ratatouille confite, Maroilles cheese quiche, Rolls of fish in smoked ham, Rabbit civet "à la normande", Potimarron braised in meat jus, ... All

Other recipes you may also like

Ramekins of duchess potatoes
Ramekins of duchess potatoes
Duchess potatoes are a mix of mashed potato and egg yolks, cooked in the oven, in a decorative shape and delicious. In this recipe they top a ramekin containing a layer of mashed potato, cooked leek, and thinly sliced bacon.
84,963 24.6/5 for 14 ratings 2 hours 5 min.
Passion fruit jellies
Passion fruit jellies
Usually to make fruit jellies or (fruit "paste"), it's like jam but you need to cook fruit pulp and sugar much longer. Unfortunately, this long cooking is bad for both vitamins and flavour. In this recipe we use a special jam gelling agent, to reduce cooking time as much as possible .
86,8384/5 for 8 ratings 2 hours 30 min.
Chocolate mousse
Chocolate mousse
Here is a simple quick recipe for chocolate mousse. It is just necessary to be careful at the final stage, when mixing the melted chocolate and the beaten egg-whites.
95,4263.7/5 for 3 ratings 40 min.
Sesame fried scampi
Sesame fried scampi
Scampi, coated with a sesame crust, fried quickly, and served with a herb salad.
95,0605/5 for 1 ratings 33 min.
French croissants
French croissants
In this famous and highly technical recipe from a piece of yeast-based flaky dough we are going to cut and shape ("roll") croissants.
103,072 24.8/5 for 6 ratings 2 hours 34 min.

News list of cooking-ez.com

Sign up to receive the latest recipes (next batch due to be sent on 2020-05-31)

I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.

Post your comment or question

I am not a leaving thing

Your 2 comments or questions on this recipe

Follow this recipe

If you are interested in this recipe, you can "follow" it, by entering your email address here. You will then receive a notification immediately each time the recipe is modified or a new comment is added. Please note that you will need to confirm this following.
I am not a leaving thing
Note: We'll never share your email with anyone else.
Alternatively: you can subscribe to the mailing list of cooling-ez.com , you will receive a e-mail for each new recipe published on the site.

Back to top of page