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Preparation Time : 5

Cook Time : 15

Total Time : 20


Serves 2-4

  • 1 1⁄2 cups flour

  • 1tablespoon sugar

  • 4teaspoons baking powder

  • 1⁄4-1⁄2 teaspoon salt (or more depending on your taste, the original recipe said 1teasp.)

  • 1 egg

  • 4tablespoons butter (melted) or 4 tablespoons shortening

  • 1 1⁄4 cups milk


  • 01

    Sift dry ingredients together twice into a large bowl.

  • 02

    Beat the egg with the milk and add the melted butter, beating to combine.

  • 03

    Using a wooden spoon fold the egg mixture into the dry ingredients to make a smooth batter without overmixing.

  • 04

    Heat a heavy griddle or frypan which is greased with a little butter on a paper towel.

  • 05

    The pan is hot enough when a drop of water breaks into several smaller balls which 'dance' around the pan.

  • 06

    Pour a small amount of batter (approx 1/4 cup) into pan and tip to spread out or spread with spoon.

  • 07

    When bubbles appear on surface and begin to break, turn over and cook the other side.

  • 08

    Serve with either lemon juice & sugar sprinkled on them or with golden syrup or maple syrup.



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