A very old recipe passed down from the Scottish side of the family. Although we called then "Singing Hinnies", I have seen other "Singing Hinny' recipes which bear no resemblance to these yummy morsels!


  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 cup self- raising flour

  • pinch salt

  • 1/2 cup currants

  • 1/2 cup milk

  • 1/3 cup Castor sugar ( approximately)


  • 1.

    Sift flour & salt

  • 2.

    Add beaten egg, currants & milk.

  • 3.

    Mix together.

  • 4.

    Lightly grease a frying pan and heat.

  • 5.

    Place spoonfuls of the mixture into the pan .

  • 6.

    Fry until golden brown.

  • 7.

    Place onto a serving plate and sprinkle Castor sugar on top to serve.

  • 8.

    Makes approx 10- 12 dependent on how big your spoonfuls are.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 260kj
  • Fat Total 2g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Protein 6g
  • Carbohydrate 54g
  • Sugar 29g
  • Sodium 103mg

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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Best eaten warm.
Better when butter is used to grease the pan.

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