Double or Triple Chocolate Pancakes
From: Amelie, Saint-Leonard, Quebec, Canada
Servings: Approximately 12
IngredientsPreparation
Pancakes
  • 1/2 cup [70 g] all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup [125 mL] water
  • 1/2 cup [125 mL] milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon [15 g] butter
  • 2 tablespoons [30 g] sugar
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] cocoa powder
  • Butter
Filling
  • 1 cup [250 mL] semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons [10 mL] instant coffee powder
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons [30 g] sugar
  • 3 egg whites
Creamy Chocolate Sauce [optional]
  • 1 cup [250 mL] semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup [125 mL] corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup [60 mL] milk
  • 2 tablespoons [30 g] butter
To serve
  • Fresh fruit pieces
Pancakes
  • Into a blender or a food processor, mix together flour, water, milk, eggs, butter, sugar and cocoa powder, until smooth.
  • Leave to rest for at least 30 minutes.
  • Heat a lightly buttered 8-inch [20-cm] frypan over medium heat.
  • Pour in approximately 2 tablespoons [30 mL] batter, moving frypan to evenly spread batter.
  • Cook until set.
  • Flip pancake over; cook for 1 minute more.
  • Slip pancake onto wax paper.
  • Repeat with remaining batter, making sure to have some wax paper between each pancake.
Filling
  • Melt together chocolate chips and instant coffee powder in the upper part of a double-boiler, over hot water.
  • Beat together egg yolks and sugar, until thick.
  • Mix egg yolks mixture into chocolate mixture.
  • Into a clean bowl, beat egg whites until stiff.
  • Delicately fold chocolate mixture into egg whites; refrigerate for approximately 2 hours.
Creamy Chocolate Sauce [optional]
  • Into a clean saucepan, mix together chocolate chips, corn syrup and milk.
  • Bring to a boil, over medium heat; boil for 1 minute, stirring.
  • Take away from heat, melt in butter; mix well.
To serve
  • To serve, spoon a little filling mixture onto the center of each pancake.
  • Roll pancakes.
  • Decorate with fresh fruit pieces.
  • If desired, pour some creamy chocolate sauce over pancakes.