Brisbane’s best hotcakes | Gourmand and Gourmet

Brisbane’s best hotcakes

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Pancakes fluffier, sweeter, and slightly thicker around the middle big bro, hotcakes are fast becoming our new favourite Brisbane breakfast dish – you could even say we’ve got the hots for them. At first, we were confused. Why give us one hotcake when you could give us an entire stack of pancakes? But a serious appreciation for these fluffy rounds of perfection quietly crepe-d up on us, and now we’ve switched to the flip side. Seven South | Yeronga Newbie in town Seven South are making their mark on the breakfast scene, and winning hearts left, right and centre with their lemon thyme and blueberry ricotta hotcake. With a generous dollop of crème fraiche, a sprinkle of pistachio praline and a few edible blossoms for good measure, this one is good to look at, and to eat. Sassafras Canteen | Paddington Batter up butter cup, Sassafrass’ ricotta hotcakes are so legendary in this town there’d be a riot if they ever disappeared from the menu. Sassing your tastebuds with their own house made honeycomb butter and topped off with organic maple syrup, they sure do stack up against our measure. Pablo | New Farm Just YES. Yes to Pablo’s fluffy beyond belief ricotta hotcakes with fresh blueberries, yes to the smashed honeycomb on top and double yes to their house made pina colada ice cream that’s been rolled in cacao crumbs. Add bacon if you dare. brisbane breakfasts hotcakes fuel and coFuel & Co | Nundah How can one hotcake be so filling? When you see the size of Fuel & Co’s luscious blueberry hotcake, you’ll see how. Crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside and topped with fresh berries, pepita maple, a generous dollop of mascarpone, and a dusting of icing sugar, this bad boy will keep you going all day, until you just have to come back tomorrow and refuel. Hops, Scotch & Beans | Paddington Hop right on in to Hops, Scotch and Beans and let their red velvet hotcake with fresh berries, honey, vanilla ice cream and seeds add a little colour to your day. Best of all, you’ll also be brightening the lives of someone else, with $2 from every hotcake going to Cystic Fibrosis Queensland The Brass Barrel | Rosalie This new comer is already winning our hearts with their epic breakfast menu – which just happens to include a stack of seriously fruity blueberry hotcakes. Piled with maple, berries and double cream and sprinkled with seeds, it’ll have you sweet on them in no time. Go on, we promise you’ll flipping love them. Words by Moira Kennedy