Easy Pikelets Pancake Recipe


  • makes 12-14
  • Easy

When a pancake meets a crumpet, you've got a pikelet. Airy, fluffy and perfect slathered in butter with a dollop of jam


Try these pikelets, then check out our classic American pancakes and lemon drizzle crumpets recipes plus plenty more pancake recipes and crumpet topping ideas.



  • plain flour 200g
  • easy bake/fast action yeast 1 tsp
  • caster sugar 1 tsp
  • egg 1
  • whole milk 250ml, heated to lukewarm


  • butter
  • strawberry jam
  • clotted cream


  • Step 1

    Put the flour, yeast and sugar in a bowl and stir together. Whisk the egg and milk together, then gradually whisk into the flour mix to make a batter. Cover with a teatowel and leave for 1½ hours.

  • Step 2

    Heat a non-stick frying pan and brush with a little oil.

  • Step 3

    Uncover the batter and whisk in 1 tsp of salt. Working in batches, drop large spoonfuls of batter into the heated pan. Cook for 3-4 mins until small bubbles appear on the surface, then flip and cook the other side for another couple of minutes. Serve with butter or jam and cream.

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