Blueberry buttermilk crumpets

Your family will love these!
 
Blueberry buttermilk pancakes

Recipe from: 22 March 2012
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 25 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 250
    ml
    cake flour
  • 7.5
    ml
    baking powder
  • 2
    ml
    salt
  • 30
    ml
    castor sugar
  • 30
    ml
    melted butter
  • 1
    jumbo egg
  • 180
    ml
    buttermilk
  • 250
    ml
    blueberries
  • a little oil for the pan
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Sift together the flour and baking powder and stir in the salt and sugar.

Whisk the butter and egg into the buttermilk and add to the dry ingredients while stirring with a wooden spoon. Don’t over mix the batter. Let it stand for 30 minutes.

If it thickens too much in this time, lightly whisk in a little milk or water – it should be like thick pancake batter.

Heat a heavy-bottomed pan, brush with a little oil and drop  spoonfuls of the batter onto the hot surface. As soon as some bubbles appear, drop a small handful of blueberries on top of each crumpet . Flip the pancakes with a spatula and cook the other side briefly, until golden.

Keep the cooked crumpets warm in a low oven while continuing to use up all the batter. 

Serve warm alongside a tray of fresh blueberries, butter, mascarpone, honey or maple syrup.

Tip: for a savoury variety, omit the sugar, add dried red chilli flakes to the mix and substitute the blueberries for cooked corn kernels and small dice of cheddar cheese.

Reprinted with permission of I Love Cooking. To visit I Love Cooking's blog, click here.


 

 

NEXT ON FOOD24X

Mixed bean salad

2014-10-22 13:26
 
 

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Tip of the day

 
Smelly microwave?
Remove cooking smells from your microwave oven by simply slicing a cucumber, spreading it out on a plate and cooking it in the oven at 100% for five minutes.
 

Find a recipe

 
 
 

Inside Food24

 
 
 
 
 
/Food

Instagram: @Food24_sa

 
 
 

Restaurants

 
Nourish Cafe

Nourish is a soul-food cafe, with excellent coffee & special teas.

 

Find a restaurant

 
 
 

Jobs - Find your dream job

Property - Find a new home

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown.Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Seen something you like in our catalogue?

Find the perfect gift and save up to R5000 – As seen on the catalogue. Hurry and shop now!

Top 20 health books for 2014

Start eating and living a healthy lifestyle using guidelines and tips from these top health cookbooks. Shop now!

Food steamers

Eat healthy with our range of food steamers. Shop now!

Jamie Oliver homeware

Knife sets, blenders, steamers, frying pans and so much more. Shop now!

Save R120 on the Mellerware cordless kettle

Get the Milan stainless steel cordless kettle, for only R249. Offer valid while stocks last. Buy now!
 
 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.