There is something really homely but “apartment chic” about eating pancakes in bed on a Sunday.
You can have them so many ways it’s like Christmas for your stomach.
Bacon, butter, jam, bananas, chocolate spread-no, not all at once before you desert this post!
They are so versatile and sometimes I just like pretending I’m in some attic floor box flat in Manhattan, eating pancakes with a coffee and reading the paper.
Oh the life!
Scotch pancakes, spiced butter & sultanas
110g self-raising flour
1 large egg
1 tablespoon of rapeseed oil
1 tablespoon of honey
Whisk you wet ingredients together.
Pour the oil in before the honey so your honey doesn’t stick to your spoon!
Sieve the flour and pour the wet mix in to your flour. Whisk until smooth.
Heat a non-stick frying pan or a pancake pan if you have one-I find these much easier!
Use a tablespoon of batter per pancake, slowly spooning it in to the pan in to circles.
When the pancakes begin to show bubbles/holes, flip them and serve golden brown.
I used this butter a few weeks ago but it was so lovely, I just fancied it on my breaky!
60g salted butter
1 heaped teaspoon mixed spice
half a teaspoon of brown sugar
Mix together until smooth.
You can either melt the butter and pour over or just spread it on to the pancakes.
Pour over a handful of sultanas and proceed to your bedroom, get back in bed so that when you’re full, you can simply fall back asleep!
The stuff Sunday dreams are made of!
Memories are made of these…
Just a little ode to Dad here!
He loves scotch pancakes and always reminisces about how he used to eat them fresh off he aga in the farmhouse as a child.
So, inevitably, he didn’t just have a bacon sandwich for breakfast this morning-he had a bacon sandwich, some pancakes and some memories!