A hot breakfast for special occasions
When there’s a special occasion, such as a family get-together or a house party, it’s a great idea to serve a breakfast treat – something your family and friends would never think about cooking at home for themselves.
This recipe combines a pancake with an omelet (almost!) along with fruit and delicious flavourings.
Serve it with freshly-squeezed orange juice (or maybe even mimosas) for a thoroughly tasty start to the day.
This is the sort of breakfast that I could quite happily eat for dessert too.
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 4 cups sliced peeled apples
- 1½ cups raisins
- ¼ cup light brown sugar
- ½ to 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 4 eggs
- 1 cup milk
- 1 cup flour
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon grated lemon on orange peel
- Pinch salt
- Lemon wedges
- Maple syrup
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
- Melt the butter in a large ovenproof skillet over a medium heat.
- Add apples,raisins, brown sugar and cinnamon.
- Cook covered, stirring from time to time until the apples are tender - about ten minutes.
- Remove the mixture from the pan an set aside
- Wipe the skillet clean and grease.
- In a blender blend the eggs and milk on high speed Add the flour,granulated sugar, peel and salt.
- Blend until smooth and pour into the skillet.
- Spoon the apple/raisin mixture evenly over the top.
- Bake for about twenty minutes until puffy and golden brown.
- Serve warm with the lemon wedges and the maple syrup
They say that breakfast should be the most important meal of the day but most of us don’t make the most of our morning meal.
Mostly we’re too busy dashing of fto work to enjoy a leisurely start. Isn’t that a shame?
At weekends though we have the time to cook something special and we really should make the most of it and eat a well-balanced but hearty breakfast for at least two days out of the week.
Who knows, it might encourage us to get up half an hour early to fix ourselves a daily treat.
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