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Drop scones served on two plates

Drop scones

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Makes 12-15

Serve our drop scones (also known as a scotch pancakes) with a glug of syrup and a handful of seasonal fruits for an indulgent breakfast or brunch

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal92
fat3g
saturates1g
carbs15g
sugars4g
fibre1g
protein3g
salt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 200g plain flour
  • ½ tbsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp fine salt
  • 50g golden caster sugar
  • 1 large egg , beaten
  • 300ml milk
  • vegetable oil , for cooking
  • butter , maple syrup and fruit to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Sieve the flour into a bowl, and add the baking powder, sugar and ½ tsp of salt. Whisk the egg and milk together in a jug, then pour into the bowl and whisk for a few minutes until you make a smooth thick batter. 

  • STEP 2

    Add a drizzle of oil to a hot plate or large frying pan, and spread using a piece of kitchen paper. Heat the pan over a medium heat, and once hot, drop 2 tbsp of the batter into the pan to make small pancakes. You will be able to make about 4-5 at a time. 

  • STEP 3

    Cook the pancakes for 2-3 mins until the edges are set, and bubbles rise from the middle. Flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes until golden brown and cooked through. Repeat with the remaining batter, keeping the cooked ones warm in a low oven, if you like. Add another drizzle of oil to the pan when needed. 

  • STEP 4

    Top the pancakes with a little butter and a drizzle of maple syrup, alongside some seasonal fruit, if you like.

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