Spinach & broccoli monster pancakes

Preparation: 10 minutes | Cooking: 15 minutes | Makes 8 pancakes | Suitable from 10 months | Suitable for freezing

  • 10 Portions

  • 25 mins

    prep time
  • 10 mins

    Cook time
  • suitable for freezing


  • 100 g spinach
  • 50g broccoli florets cut into tiny pieces
  • 125 g wholemeal or spelt flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 egg
  • 200 ml full fat milk or plant milk
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil plus extra for frying
  • Pinch of nutmeg


  • Wash the spinach then heat in a pan with a splash of water with the broccoli until wilted and cooked through. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool
  • Squeeze and excess liquid from the cooked vegetables and add to the blender and pulse until broken down. Add the remaining ingredients and blend on high speed until well combined
  • Heat a little oil in a frying pan over a medium heat and pour spoonful’s of the batter into the pan.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes on each side before turning over with a spatula and cooking the other side.
  • Keep warm in a low oven until you're ready to serve them.
  • Can be kept in the fridge for a couple of days once cool or freeze with a sheet of greaseproof paper in between each one to stop them sticking.
  • Decorate with cut fruit & vegetables to make into monsters.
  • decorating with: blueberry & banana slices for eyes ( for sweet) or : blobs of yoghurt with chopped olives for eyes (for savoury)