Great for a weekend breakfast or yummy dessert!


  • 2.5 cups self-raising flour

  • 1.5 teaspoons baking powder

  • .33 cup caster sugar

  • 600mL butter milk

  • 4 eggs

  • 90 g butter

  • Oil spray


  • 1.

    Melt butter.

  • 2.

    Combine flour, baking powder and sugar in a large mixing bowl.

  • 3.

    Combine melted butter with buttermilk and eggs and beat until combined.

  • 4.

    Allow to stand 30 minutes if time permits.

  • 5.

    Heat frypan to moderately hot and spray with cooking oil.

  • 6.

    Use an ice-cream scoop or large spoon to place portions in the pan.

  • 7.

    Allow to cook 2-3 minutes until small bubbles appear on the surface.

  • 8.

    Turn over and cook until the second side is lightly browned.

  • 9.

    **Do not ‘squash’ the hotcake.

  • 10.

    Remove from pan and repeat.

  • 11.

    Can be served with ice cream, syrup, honey, lemon juice or just butter.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 467kj
  • Fat Total 21g
  • Saturated Fat 10g
  • Protein 12g
  • Carbohydrate 55g
  • Sugar 16g
  • Sodium 178mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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If you don't have buttermilk, substitute 600mL full-cream milk mixed with 5 teaspoons white vinegar.

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