Fruity crumpets

Recipe from: 7/1/2003 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 14
Servings 4
Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 500
    ml
    cake flour
  • 15
    ml
    baking powder
  • 1
    ml
    salt
  • 2
    eggs, separated
  • 250
    ml
    milk
  • 30
    ml
    water
  • 60
    ml
    margarine, melted
  • Topping
  • 60
    ml
    butter
  • 75
    g
    dried apricots
  • 2
    pears, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1
    cinnamon stick
  • 60
    ml
    brown sugar
  • 100
    g
    raisins
 

Method

20 minutes
 
Sift dry ingredients together.
Mix egg yolks, water, milk and margarine.
Stir into dry ingredients.
Beat egg whites until stiff, then fold into flour and milk mixture.
Drop spoonfuls of batter into a hot, greased frying pan.
When bubbles rise to the surface, turn over and cook on the other side for about 2 minutes.
Drain on kitchen paper.
For topping:
In a saucepan, melt butter and add fruit and cinnamon stick.
Cook gently for 5 minutes, ensuring fruit doesn't break up.
Add brown sugar and raisins and cook for another 5 to 7 minutes.
Stack crumpets, spoon over topping and serve.
 

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