Breakfast pizza

  • Preparation Time15 mins
  • Cooking Time20 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy

For the pancakes

375g plain flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda
1 tsp sugar
Pinch salt
2 eggs
500ml milk
15ml vegetable oil, for griddle

For the marinara sauce

400g diced tinned tomatoes
1 (250g) package cream cheese, room temperature

For the scrambled eggs

5 large eggs
1 tbsp sour cream
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
15g butter, for skillet
7 slices streaky bacon, cooked and chopped

For the breakfast pizza

100g shredded mozzarella
5g fresh basil leaves,sliced thinly
Maple syrup
For the pancakes:

1) Heat a nonstick griddle or griddle pan over medium heat while you prepare the pancake batter.

2) Combine the flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, sugar, and salt in medium bowl. Whisk eggs and milk together in another bowl until combined.

3) Whisk the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and gently mix until incorporated.

4) Add the oil to the hot griddle and spread evenly to coat the bottom of the pan. Ladle about 75ml of batter to the pan and cook the pancake for about 2 minutes. Flip the pancake and cook until brown on the other side, roughly 1 to 2 minutes longer. Transfer pancake to a plate. Repeat with remaining batter and set pancakes aside for assembly.

For the marinara sauce:

1) In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes and cream cheese. Set aside until assembly.

For the scrambled eggs:

1) Preheat a large nonstick frying pan over medium heat for 1 minute.

2) Crack eggs into a large mixing bowl and whisk in sour cream. Season with salt and pepper. Add butter to the hot pan and allow to melt.

3) Add the eggs and reduce heat to medium-low. Scramble until cooked through, about 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in the bacon and set aside for assembly.

For the breakfast pizza:

1) Preheat oven to 200 degrees C. Place the pancakes on a baking tray. Spread marinara sauce on each pancake and top with scrambled eggs and bacon. Sprinkle with basil and mozzarella cheese and place in the oven for 3 minutes or until cheese melts.

2) Transfer to individual dishes and serve with butter and maple syrup.

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