Pikelets

*VEGETARIAN *NUT FREE *SOY FREE

Ingredients 6 serves 25 serves 60 serves
Wholemeal self-raising flour ½ cup 2 ½ cups 6 cups
White self-raising flour ½ cup 2 ½ cups 6 cups
Milk 200mL 800mL 2 litres
Eggs 2 6 16
Fruit (see tips) 250g 1kg 2.5kg

Method

  1. Sift flours into a large bowl. Make a well in the centre of the mixture.
  2. In a jug, whisk together milk and eggs. Pour milk and eggs into flour mixture and whisk to make a smooth batter.
  3. Heat a non-stick frying pan over a medium heat, or heat a flat-based sandwich press.
  4. Drop tablespoonfuls of batter onto the pan or sandwich press and cook for 1 minute or until bubbles appear on surface. Turn and cook for a further minute or until golden and cooked through. Repeat until all the batter has been used.
  5. Serve with your choice of fruit toppings.

 

Each serve provides

  • ½ children’s serve of fruit*
  • ¾ children’s serve of grains** (flour)

 

Allergy modifications

  • For a milk protein free option substitute the milk with an equal measure of calcium fortified soy or rice drink.
  • For an egg free option replace each egg with 1 teaspoon of egg replacer and 2 tablespoons of water.
  • For a wheat/gluten free option replace flour with gluten free flour (check gluten free products for soy if necessary).

 

Tips

  • Choose from a variety of different fruit toppings such as bananas, strawberries or blueberries.
  • For a flavour variation, include grated apple in the mixture at step 4. Use the amount indicated in the ingredients list.

 

* One children’s serve of fruit is equal to half a serve in the Australian Dietary Guidelines.
** One children’s serve of (grain) cereal foods is equal to one serve in the Australian Dietary Guidelines.

Recipe adapted from Get Up and Grow: Cooking for Children with permission of the Australian Government.

The nutritional information provided is based on the exact ingredients and method as shown. Any variation/s to the ingredients or method may alter the nutritional outcome.