Scotch Pancakes

Recipe created by Shaun Moorcroft

Scotch Pancakes




135g Plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

Pinch of salt

2 tbsp caster sugar

130ml semi skimmed milk

1 large egg lightly whisked

2 tbsp melted salted butter

1 tbsp oil for cooking




Using a sieve, sift the flour, baking powder, caster sugar and salt into a large mixing bowl.

In another bowl, lightly whisk the milk, egg and butter together.

Pour the milk mixture into the flour mixture and whisk until a smooth batter and leave to stand for 5mins or so.

Heat a non-stick frying pan with the oil, once hot add a small ladle of batter mix, depending on the size of your pan you may be able to put 2 or 3 ladles worth in. you should get about 6-8 pancakes from the mixture.

Turn them over after a minute or two or until golden brown on both sides.


Serve with a topping of your choice e.g. fruit and honey, Hollies treacle cured bacon and maple syrup or anything else that takes your fancy.