Petoules (Pan-Fried Honey Pancake)

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by diner524

A recipe I found while searching for Greek recipes for ZWT, so untried by me, but something I know my family would enjoy. Here is a link to the site I found this recipe: Here is what is stated about the recipe: "May 21st marks a very special day on the Greek calendar where we celebrate the namedays of Kostadinos and Eleni. Greeks are big on namedays, and is a cause for birthday-like celebrations including sweets, gifts, and parties. Much the same as birthdays in other cultures, the honoree is the host, and has to offer a “kerasma” (kerasma signifies an offering to a guest to convey friendship and hospitality.) My mothers “kerasma” for her nameday is petules, which is a pan-fried pancake covered with honey and dusted with cinnamon and powdered sugar."

Top Review by alligirl

My DH makes breakfast for us on Sunday morning, and during the tour, he makes whatever I choose from the tour for our Sunday morning treat. These were very interesting; ours came out a bit like small crepes, flavor and thickness-wise. We doused them with all available condiments recommended. They really did make for a nice breakfast, and I'm sure we'll be enjoying them again. Thanks for sharing, diner524!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large mixing bowl, mix flour, milk, water, sugar, egg, and baking power.
  2. Wisk until mixed thick similar to pancake mix.
  3. In a medium non stick pan, heat 1/4 cup vegetable oil.
  4. Place a tablespoon of mixture at a time in the heated pan. You may add 5 at a time depending on pan size.
  5. When the mixture starts to form bubbles, turn over and cook until golden brown.
  6. Take petoules out and place in a platter with a paper towel on the bottom. The paper towel will soak up any excess oil.
  7. Drizzle honey and sprinkle cinnamon and powdered sugar.
  8. Serve hot.

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