I’m only 4 days into the 6 week summer holiday and already bored. I’m wanting to cook all the time, which isn’t good for my waistline! This morning I had a craving for Scotch Pancakes. I love these, especially when drizzled with a bit of golden syrup and they remind me of my childhood. These work best if the mixture is allowed to rest for atleast an hour (overnight is good). Give the batter a quick stir before you use it.
Makes about 10
135g plain flour
1tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp caster sugar
1 large egg
2 tbsp melted butter (allow to cool slightly)
a good handful of sultanas/rasins
zest of one lemon
1) Sift flour, baking powder, salt and sugar into a large bowl. In seperate bowl lightly whisk milk and egg together, then add melted butter.
2) Pour milk into flour and mix using a fork until you have a smooth batter. Stir in the sultanas and lemon zest. Put in the fridge for atleast an hour.
3)Heat pan till medium/hot. If not using a non-stick pan melt a small amount of unsalted butter in the pan. Use a dessert spoon to blob some of the mixture in the pan. Wait until you see bubbles appear on the surface. Flip over. Cook until golden brown and risen to about 1 cm.
After my recent obsession with meringues I found these “Forgotten Cookies” on the GFM website and am going to give them a go sometime soon.