Breakfast Recipes Breakfast Special Breakfast

Griddle Cakes

Griddle cakes are easy to make,and perfect for breakfast when topped with maple syrup or topped with fresh fruit and cream for dessert.


225g plain flour
2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt
3 eggs, lightly beaten
500ml milk
60ml melted butter


  1. Sift the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt together into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Make a well in the centre of the flour and pour the eggs and milk. With a large spoon, mix together only long enough to blend then stir in the melted butter. Do not overmix.
  3. Heat a griddle or frying pan over a moderate heat and grease it with a pastry brush dipped in oil, continue to grease when necessary.
  4. Drop spoonfuls of the mixture into the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes, until small bubbles have formed on the surface. Turn with a spatula and cook for another minute until golden brown.
  5. As a variation, you may add fresh or cannedĀ fruit to theĀ batter before frying.

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