• 8oz of self-raising flour
  • 1 level tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 level tsp cream of tartar
  • 3oz of caster sugar
  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • 1/2 pint of sour milk (if using fresh milk, double amount of cream of tartar)


  • STEP 1
    Sieve the dry ingredients, then add sugar. Mix with the milk and eggs until a thick batter is formed.
  • STEP 2
    Place tablespoon of batter onto a hot greased griddle. Do this for each pikelet. Keep at a steady heat. Turn pikelet when bubbles appear and burst.
  • STEP 3
    When cooked, cover with a dry cloth. Though they are nice on their own, they are best served with jam and cream or just butter.

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