Saturday, May 24, 2008

Scottish breakfast pancakes

Scottish breakfast pancakes.
This Destitute Gourmet recipe is cheap to make, filling, tasty, and nice enough to serve to guests.
1c medium rolled oats
1c milk
3/4c plain or wholemeal flour
2t baking powder
1/4t salt
1T sugar
1 egg
30g melted butter
extra butter for frying
bananas and maple syrup, or stewed apple and cinnamon to top.

Place the rolled oats in a bowl and add the milk. In another bowl sift the flour, baking powder and salt.

To the oat mixture add sugar and egg and mix well.

Pour oat mixture into flour mixture.

Mix well.

Add the melted butter and stir well. Add extra milk if necessary to get a dropping consistency.

Heat a nob of butter in a hot pan.

Drop a large spoonful (quarter of the mixture) into the centre of your pan and cook on medium high.

Heat one side until air bubbles start to show on top, then flip and cook for another minute or so.

Paul warming his hands over the frying pan.

Serve with banana and maple syrup, or stewed apple and cinnamon.


  1. You'll have to get a chook or two to save you buying eggs :D

  2. Funny you should say that. We did have chooks here for a while but they got too smelly for our small section so we gave them away.


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