Time to make: 30 mins
Total cost: $ 4.50 / $ 0.15 per serve
(at time of publication)
Nutrition Info.(per serve)
3/4 cup self-raising flour
1/4 cup wholemeal flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup buttermilk
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 teaspoons rice bran oil or cooking oil spray
Total fat 2g
Saturated fat 0g
Dietary fibre 1g
1 Sift flours and baking soda into a medium mixing bowl. Add buttermilk to mixture with egg and stir until batter forms.
2 Brush or spray a medium heavy-based, non-stick frying pan with oil and set over medium heat. Drop tablespoons of batter into pan 2-3cm apart and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until small bubbles appear on pikelets’ surface. Flip pikelets and cook for 1 more minute, or until lightly golden.
3 Repeat cooking process with remaining batter, transferring cooked pikelets to a plate (keep them warm in a low-temperature oven).
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If you can’t find buttermilk, use plain yoghurt.