Scotch Pancakes

Preparation info
  • Makes:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      5 min

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By Geraldene Holt

Published 2011

  • About

A light and delicious version of the well-known girdle or griddle scones. Scotch pancakes are nicest when freshly made and served straight away with sweet butter or cinnamon honey.


  • 120 g / 4 oz self-raising white flour
  • 60 g / 2


Sift the flour, sugar and salt into a mixing bowl. Add the butter to the bowl and cut into small pieces. Pour in the egg mixed with the milk and beat for 1–2 minutes until the batter is smooth.

Heat the griddle, though you don’t want it too hot – Scotch pancakes are baked not fried – and brush lightly with sunflower oil using a pastry brush or a wad of crumpled kitchen paper. Drop table