The great thing about these little Scotch Pancakes is that they can be whipped up in a jiffy. So, should the family wake on a Sunday morning and all fancy pancakes, I can happily pop into the kitchen and throw a batter together without any hassle. This is exactly what happened last week and we enjoyed Scotch Pancakes piping hot with Maple Syrup that we’d brought all the way back from our trip to Canada this summer.
Update: I’m thrilled to say that Bethany now makes these herself each Saturday for breakfast. Such a proud mummy moment the first time she did them off her own back, in fact, it was when I was away in Manchester. I got a message on Whatsap asking for the measurements of the ingredients..she photographed and sent me images of her first Scotch Pancakes Ever! My heart almost burst with pride!
Our favourite toppings are
maple syrup ~ chocolate sauce ~ chocolate spread ~ strawberries ~ blueberries ~ bananas ~ squirty cream
So, so simple to make, my 12 year old daughter makes these now. Whipped up and ready in under 15mins - no excuse not to have for a delicious breakfast, dinner or tea!
- 250 g /1 cup Self Raising Flour
- 250 ml /1 cup Milk or soya milk
- 1 Egg
- 1/2 tsp Bicarb Soda
- 1 tsp Lemon Juice
- 2 tsp Caster Sugar
Crack the egg into a jug and combine the caster sugar and a little of the flour with a whisk.
Continue to add the remaining flour until you achieve a thick batter texture
Start to add the milk a little at a time (this prevents lumps), continue to add rest of milk gradually.
Add the lemon and bicarb and allow batter to rest for 5 mins while you heat a griddle or frying pan.
No need for any fat in the pan, simply pour batter in drinks coaster size circles, if your pan in not flat bottomed you'll only achieve perfect circles in you cook one at a time.
Wait for bubbles to appear on the surface and pop, once bubbles have popped you're good to turn your pancake over, the second side will need only 20-30 seconds.
Layer on a plate and enjoy with a multitude choice of toppings - enjoy!
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