97.Scots pancakes - vegetarian lifestyle recipe book

Makes 12 - 16 pancakes

4 oz / 100 g plain flour

2 eggs

4 oz wholemeal flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 oz / 25g hard vegetable fat or butter

1/2 pint 280 ml water

salt to taste

  • Mix the flour, salt, raising agent and butter.
  • Mix the egg into the flour mixture and add enough water to form a thick pouring batter.
  • Let the mixture stand for half an hour.
  • Preheat a heavy based frying pan, to a moderate heat only.
  • Drop the batter into the pan in spoonfuls, and cook until golden brown each side. Turn as soon as the bubbles in the middle start to break.
  • Serve hot with butter.