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cheddar pancakes with maple roasted figs

Cheddar Pancakes with Maple Baked Figs

  • Author: Sylvie Taylor
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 2
  • Category: Breakfast, Fall


Cheesy cheddar pancakes and soft maple roasted figs make this dish a very brunchable breakfast perfect for those fall days where figs are in full season and you want to take advantage of this well underrated fruit.


Cheddar Pancakes
3 eggs
155 milliliters / 2/3 cup milk
28 grams / 2 tablespoons superfine/caster sugar
200 grams / 1 1/4 cups flour
4 grams / 1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
60 grams / 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, finely grated
Maple Roasted Figs
6 figs
60 grams / 1/4 cup maple syrup
More maple syrup to serve


  1. Place the eggs, milk, sugar, flour, baking powder and soda into a bowl and whisk to combine.
  2. Add the grated cheddar and stir through until combined.
  3. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 200C/400F and carefully slice your figs into quarters, but ensuring not to slice all the way through the base so they hold together.
  5. Place into your baking dish and drizzle over the maple syrup.
  6. Place in the oven and bake for 10 minutes, removing once soft and fragrent, but allowing to cool to warm before serving.
  7. Heat a frying pan on medium and melt a teaspoon of butter therein until it's bubbling, rotate the frying pan to coat the full base with a layer of butter and then pour a soup ladleful about 2/3 full into the pan.
  8. Cook until it is bubbling, aproximately 2 minutes before flipping to cook for a further minute until browned.
  9. Continue with the remaining pancake batter until cooked.
  10. Serve a stack of the pancakes with one or two figs on top and drizzle some maple syrup over.
  11. Serve immediately.


Recipe by Roamingtaste


  • Calories: 298 calories per serve