Almond Pancakes with Honeycomb and Whipped Apricot Jam Butter
Step 1: To make the pancakes, place the flour, ground almonds and salt into a large mixing bowl. Add the honey, egg and milk and whisk together until a smooth consistency. Set aside.
Step 2: Meanwhile, to make the Apricot Jam butter, place the butter, Apricot Jam and sherry (optional) into a mixing bowl and using an electric mixer, beat for 5 minutes or until pale in colour. Remove from the mixing bowl and place into a serving dish, set aside.
Step 3: To cook the pancakes, place a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat and add 20g of unsalted butter. Once melted, pour in approximately half a cup of the pancake batter and cook for roughly 4 minutes, or until an even amount of small bubbles start to appear, then carefully flip over and cook for another 1 minute. Remove from the pan and place onto a cooling rack, covered with a tea towel to keep them warm. Wipe out any remaining butter from the pan, then repeat this process until you've used up all of the mixture.
Step 4: To serve, place warm pancakes onto desired number of plates and top with whipped Apricot Jam butter, mascarpone, some extra Apricot Jam and honeycomb, then sprinkle with roasted almond flakes.
2 cups self raising flour
½ cup roasted almond flakes ground
Pinch of sea salt
1/3 cup honey warm
1 free-range egg at room temperature
1 ½ cups full cream milk
120g unsalted butter for cooking