Scotch Pancakes Recipe (Drop Scones Recipe)

Scotch pancakes (drop scones)

  • makes 16
  • Easy

These light and fluffy pancakes make the ideal afternoon tea treat

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Ingredients

  • self-raising flour 300g
  • baking powder 1½ tsp
  • caster sugar 50g
  • eggs 2, beaten
  • whole milk 300-325ml
  • groundnut oil to fry

TO SERVE

  • butter

Method

  • Step 1

    Put the flour, baking powder and sugar in a bowl and stir. Gradually whisk in the egg and milk until you have a thick, smooth but spoonable batter.

  • Step 2

    Heat a non-stick frying pan to medium-hot and brush lightly with oil. Cooking 3 or 4 pancakes at a time, add large spoonfuls of batter to make small, 8cm rounds. Fry until small bubbles appear then flip and cook until golden. Serve warm with butter.

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