Pancakes with beef ham and cheese

Moushira Abdel-Malek, Tuesday 18 Feb 2020

Pancakes with beef ham and cheese
Pancakes with beef ham and cheese

Serves 4-6; (pan size 14cm)




1 cup flour

1 cup whole milk

1/2 cup warm tap water

1.5 tbsp castor sugar

2 large eggs

2 tsp vanilla extract

2 pinches of salt

1 pinch of black pepper

3 tbsp butter (melted)



Cold cuts (sliced)

Yellow cheese (thinly sliced)

Few drops of oil



Combine all ingredients in an electric blender; or use with an electric hand blender.  Pour the batter through narrow sieve holes.  Heat a non-stick pan.  Lightly oil base by a silicone brush.  Pour an amount of batter to fill the full circle of pan base; rendering a thin pancake.  When the downside is done, gently flip up to cook on the other side.  Remove aside.  Repeat process; without oiling base of pan again; batter is full of butter.  When all amount of batter is done.  Start filling pancakes.  Layer one slice of ham upon half the circle towards you.  Top it with a slice of cheese.  Fold pancake into a triangle as illustrated.  Continue process until all batter is finished.  Arrange two pancakes in each microwaveable serving plate.  Top each with a slice of cheese.  Microwave for 25-30 seconds; just to heat through and top slice melts.  Repeat with all serving dishes, then serve immediately while still hot. 


*A version of this article appears in print in the 20 February, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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