Dutch Yoghurt pancakes

Fluffy Breakfast Pancakes spiced with Cinnamon, Anise, Cloves and more. And with fluffiness I mean a light and airy substance. That is easy to deal with in the early morning

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Store in closed jar or container for a max. of 1 week in the fridge


Up north of Holland there are a few islands called Waddeneilanden. And Schiermonnikoog is my favourite. When you like to bike long lanes just behind the dunes. And eat good food, this holiday destination might be your next. By accident I tailored this traditional Dutch dish. For the reason I forgot to buy some milk. To make pancakes. Instead I used what was left in the fridge. That was a carton of full fat Yoghurt. Compared to Milk, Yoghurt has a fresh bite. And this freshness is not what you want from a Dutch Pancake. So I compensated the absence of warmth with the addition of Honey and lots of Spices. Like grounded Anise Seed, Cinnamon, and 8 more. The blend is not new. It’s called Dutch Spice Mix. And to buy at special stores. And in future at my new shop.

The good thing that came out of this Yoghurt experiment. Was the fluffiness of each Pancake. And with fluffiness I mean a light and airy substance. That is easy to deal with in the early morning. Before you start a day with a lot of to do’s on your list


  1. 1 cup of yoghurt (French or Greek)
  2. 1 cup of flour (pref. soft flour)
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 2 tsp. of honey
  5. 1 tsp. of Dutch spice-mix
  6. 1 tsp. of baking soda
  7. 1 tbs. of Oil 
  8. Optional: Parmesan Cheese

alternative ingredients


Dutch spice mix ☜☟☞ cinnamon + a pinch of salt + a few grinds of pepper

honey ☜☟☞ 2 tbs. of sugar



  • a Skillet
  • a Lid or a Plate
  • a bowl
  • a whisk
  • a teaspoon
  • a cup
  • a spatula
  • Optional (a grater to grate Parmesan Cheese)


  1. Add yoghurt to bowl
  2. Break eggs above bowl
  3. Add baking soda
  4. Add spice-mix 
  5. Add honey 
  6. Add flour
  7. Give the lot a good whisk
  8. Turn on heat
  9. Place skillet
  10. Pour oil in skillet
  11. Give your pancake dough another rounds of good whisks
  12. When you smell hot oil 
  13. Carefully pour a cup of dough into your skillet
  14. Give your pancake a bit of time whilst getting “roasted”
  15. When you see the edges of the pancake curl
  16. Use your spatula
  17. And try to flip your pancake
  18. Probably the first time will not go as hoped for
  19. If your flip failed. No worries, make a new pancake
  20. In case your flip was successful, cover your skillet with a lid or plate
  21. Wait a minute 
  22. Check the bottom of your pancake
  23. When its dry and colouring brown
  24. Serve it directly
  25. Optional (top your Dutch pancake with freshly grated parmesan cheese)
  26. Store your leftover dough in  an airtight container or glass
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