Chai Spiced Pancakes Recipe

One of the tastiest and sweetest holidays, pancake day, is finally here! With so much choice over toppings, we’ve decided to mix together our two favourite breakfasts: chai and pancakes. Try our chai spiced pancakes for a delicious Indian twist on your traditional pancakes.


260g plain flour
2 tbsp caster sugar
2 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
1 tsp ground cardamom
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp vanilla extract
3 eggs
375 ml whole milk
30g butter


  • Sieve together the flour, baking powder, salt, and spices in a large bowl
  • Make a well in the centre and whisk the eggs in one at a time
  • Slowly add the vanilla and milk to the mixture whilst whisking
  • Heat a large frying pan
  • When hot, add the butter and melt
  • Add the melted butter to the mixture and mix well
  • When the pan is hot enough, use a ladle and spoon your mixture in
  • Cooking for 2-3 minutes before flipping
  • When the pancake is golden on both sides, take out of the pan and keep warm
  • Cook the rest of the pancakes
  • Serve with syrup and fresh fruit