Savory Pancake Batter

Try this basic recipe using different types of fillings and sauces.


Click here to see the recipe in Portuguese


servings: 12 to 14 pancakes

preparation time: 40-50 minutes



2 eggs

2 cups milk

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup of cornstarch

1 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon baking powder



1 – Beat eggs, milk, flour, cornstarch and salt in a blender to form a homogeneous and bright mixture.

2 – Add baking powder and beat a few minutes more.

3 – Let the batter rests for 10 minutes.

4 – In a medium-low fire, heat a medium-small skillet brushed with oil and put about 1/3 cup of batter.

5 – Turn the pan so the batter can spread over the entire surface.

6 – Let the batter cook and get golden and turn it over to brown the other side.

7 – Remove the pancake from the pan and place it in a shallow dish.

8 – Stuff each one of them and wrap the pancakes, topping with sauce of your choice. Put them in a baking sheet to warm up (bake it for about 10 minutes).


Tips and Options:

  • Use different stuffing and toppings for this recipe. Shredded chicken, ground beef, tuna, cheese and vegetables are some of the ideas to stuff the pancakes.
  • Bolognese, White, Tomato, Rose, Four Cheese are great sauce options.
  • If you want to make this recipe GLUTEN FREE, instead of flour, use the same amount of cornstarch (in total, then, will be 2 cups of cornstarch and NO flour).

In Brazil, savory pancakes are more common than the sweet ones. They are usually served at lunch or dinner.


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