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Baghrir, Semolina pancakes with honey butter

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These ancient Berber pancakes are a popular snack and breakfast food in Algeria and also Morocco. They are commonly served with a honey butter mixture.

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Serves:
makes 15 pancakes (4 cakes on a griddle at a time will take 16 mins to cook all the batter)
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Griddle

Ingredients

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400 g
(3 1/3 cups) fine semolina
7 g
2 tbsp dried yeast
1 tsp
baking powder
2 Tbsp
caster sugar
2 Tbsp
plain flour
3 c
lukewarm water
vegetable oil, to brush
fresh honeycomb (see note), to serve

HONEY BUTTER

100 g
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
90 g
1/3 c honey

NOTE • FRESH HONEYCOMB IS AVAILABLE FROM DELIS AND SPECIALTY FOOD SHOPS.

How to Make Baghrir, Semolina pancakes with honey butter

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place dry ingredients in a food processor with 750 ml (3 cups) lukewarm water and process to a smooth batter.

    Transfer to a bowl, cover with a clean tea towel and set aside in a warm, draught-free place for 45 minutes or until batter doubles in size and surface is covered with bubbles.

    Do not over-prove mixture or it will become too thick.
  • 2To make honey butter, process honey and butter in a food processor until smooth.
  • 3Place a frying pan (or better, use a griddle) over medium heat and, using a pastry brush, lightly grease pan with oil.

    Add ½ cup batter to pan and cook for 2 minutes or until bubbles begin to appear on the surface, then flip and cook for a further 2 minutes or until golden on both sides.
  • 4Repeat with remaining batter. Serve with honey butter and fresh honeycomb.

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About Baghrir, Semolina pancakes with honey butter

Course/Dish: Pancakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Moroccan
Other Tag: Healthy




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