Red velvet pancakes

New York diner-style chocolate pancakes meet red velvet cake in this ingenious brunch dish, stacked up with a sweet cream cheese frosting and chocolate chips.

All the best parts of pancakes and red velvet combine here to make a deliciously decadent stack. Picture: Getty Images

Ingredients, serves 2-3

For the batter

180g self-raising flour

2 tbsp cocoa powder

1 tsp baking powder

1 tbsp caster sugar

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

200ml whole milk

3 large eggs

25g unsalted butter, melted, plus extra for frying

Red gel food colouring

For the toppings

100g cream cheese

4 tbsp Highbank Orchard apple syrup

100g chocolate chips

Icing sugar, for dusting

Handful of blueberries


1. Mix all the pancake ingredients (except the food ...