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Real Pikelets Recipe – Category: British

Real Pikelets Recipe


Makes 30 pikelets also see ground beef

  • ¾ cup self-raising flour
  • ¼ cup wholemeal flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 teaspoons rice bran oil or cooking spray oil


See Crumpets v Pikelets

  1. Sift flours and baking soda into a medium mixing bowl
  2. Add buttermilk to mixture with egg and stir until batter forms
  3. Brush or spray a medium heavy-based, non-stick frying pan with oil and set over medium heat
  4. Drop tablespoons of batter into pan 2-3cm apart and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until small bubbles appear on the pikelets surface
  5. Flip pikelets and cook for 1 more minute, or until lightly golden
  6. Repeat cooking process with remaining batter, transferring cooked pikelets to a plate
  7. Keep them warm in a low-temperature oven

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