Chive pancakes with Gorgonzola and bacon

  • Preparation Time15 mins
  • Cooking Time15 mins
  • Serves40
  • DifficultyEasy

For the pancakes

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
2 large eggs
6 tablespoons milk
4 tablespoons finely chopped chives
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for frying
2 cups Gorgonzola dolce
1 cup mascarpone
10 slices bacon, cooked until crispy
4 tablespoons chopped chives
1) In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Make a well in the centre of the flour and add the eggs, milk, chives and olive oil. Gradually combine the flour into the wet ingredients and stir until smooth.

2) Coat a large saute pan with olive oil and put over medium-high heat. When the pan is hot, drop the batter by teaspoonfuls into the pan. Cook until bubbles form on the top of the pancake, about 1 minute. Flip and cook on the other side. Remove the pancakes to a large plate and cool. Continue making pancakes until all the batter is used.

3) In a medium bowl, combine the Gorgonzola and mascarpone and put the mixture into a pastry bag. Pipe the Gorgonzola mixture onto the pancakes. Top with shards of the crispy bacon and chives.

Arrange on serving platters and serve.

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