Unlike American pancakes, the Australian pikelets can be purchased ready-made in grocery stores. Parents often pack them in their child's school lunch or serve as a snack.
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They can also be served hot, of course, with a variety of toppings such as cream, jam and/or strawberries.
A friend of ours eats his cold, spread with butter and sprinkled with sugar. He doesn't waste his time with a fork either. And yes, we know what you're thinking and we agree.
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As a snack or meal, pikelets
are enjoyed by young and old alike
|| grams (1 cup)
||flour, self-raising |
||bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)|
|| ml (6 fluid ounces)
|| grams (2 tablespoons)
||sugar, caster (sugar, granulated)|
||vanilla essence (vanilla extract)|
||Sift together flour, salt and soda.
||Place milk, egg, sugar and melted butter in the
centre of the flour mixture.
||Beat until smooth and a thick pouring consistency.
||Drop onto a heated, greased pan a spoonful of batter.
||Cook until you see bubbles appear.
||Turn the pikelet over with a spatula and
continue cooking until the underside is a light brown.
||Remove from pan and place on a cloth or between
layers of paper towel to cool.
Pikelets may be eaten hot or cold. Delicious spread with jam, cream or whatever you like. Makes 20 - 24 pikelets
We hope you enjoy this recipe!