Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 4 ounces self raising flour

  2. 1 pinch salt

  3. teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

  4. 1 tablespoon sugar

  5. 1 medium egg

  6. 4 fluid ounces milk , soured with

  7. 1 teaspoon vinegar or 1 teaspoon lemon juice , added to the measured milk

  8. 2 teaspoons of melted butter

  9. extra butter , for frying the pikelets

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Sift the flour, salt and bicarbonate of soda together into a medium sized bowl.

  2. Make a well in the centre, add the sugar, egg, soured milk and the melted butter.

  3. Stir gradually, drawing in the flour from the sides, to make a smooth batter.

  4. Put tablespoonfuls of the batter on to a hot, greased griddle or fry pan.

  5. If the batter thickens while cooking the pikelets just add a little more milk.

  6. Use enough milk to make the batter the original consistency.

  7. Cook each pikelet until bubbles appear on top and brown underneath.

  8. Turn the pikelet to brown the other side.

  9. Continue until all the batter is used.

  10. Serve with strawberry jam and cream.


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