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Afternoon Tea/ Breakfast

Pikelets

Yummy Pikelets. I’ve never heard of them before until recently. They are like Scottish pancakes or flat crumpets. Delicious with some strawberry jam and cream.

Ingredients

  • 1½ cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 - 1 1⁄4 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp melted butter

Instructions

1

Add the dry ingredients to a bowl and whisk until combined

2

Add the wet ingredients to a different bowl and mix until combined

3

Add the wet to the dry and whisk until you get a smooth, thick-ish batter (needs to slide off a spoon)

4

Heat a lightly buttered non-stick pan on a medium heat

5

Drop a tablespoon of the mixture into the pan (allowing room to turn the pikelets)

6

When the pikelets bubble, turn and cook the other side

7

Remove from pan and keep warm in a clean tea towel

8

Serve with jam and cream

Breakfast/ Desserts

Apple Pie Roll Ups

Apple Pie Roll Ups (with caramel sauce on the side). Fast and easy to make. So yummy, especially on a rainy autumn day.

For 4 apple pie roll ups I used:

Ingredients

  • 4 slices of bread
  • 1/2 apple (medium size)
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • About 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 175 C (350 F).

2

Flatten slices of bread with rolling pin,

3

Melt the butter and combine sugar and cinnamon to make the cinnamon sugar.

4

Peel the apple and cut into small pieces, sprinkle with a bit of cinnamon sugar.

5

Divide the apple between the slices of bread.

6

Roll it up tightly, roll through the butter and then cinnamon sugar.

7

Place them on a baking sheet and bake for about 15 minutes.

8

Serve warm and with whatever you like

Breakfast

French Toast Roll Ups

Banana & Nutella French Toast Roll Ups with Cinnamon Sugar. Super easy and fast to make. So yummy!

Ingredients

  • Few (stale) slices of bread (1 slice = 1 roll)
  • Banana
  • Nutella
  • 1 egg
  • A bit of milk
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon

Instructions

1

Remove crusts from each slice of bread and flatten bread slices using a rolling pin

2

In a small bowl, lightly beat the egg and milk.

3

Spread the Nutella evenly on each slice of bread, as much or as little as you want

4

Slice the banana and put 3 slices of banana on the Nutella on the bottom of the bread

5

Roll the slice of bread and soak the roll in the egg until it's completely covered in egg.

6

Melt some butter in a frying pan and fry the rolls until golden brown on all sides.

7

Combine some sugar with a bit of cinnamon

8

Remove rolls from frying pan and roll them in some cinnamon sugar

Notes

I didn't add quantities to this recipe because most of it is to taste and a matter of how many roll ups you want to make.

Breakfast/ Desserts

Waffles

For breakfast or dessert… or whenever… you can’t go wrong with waffles.

Ingredients

  • 250 gram all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 480ml milk (2 cups)
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 45 gram butter, melted

Instructions

1

Mix together flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl

2

Separate the eggs and mix the egg yolks with the sugar, butter, vanilla extract and milk in a medium bowl

3

Add the wet ingredients to the dry and mix until well combined

4

Whip the egg whites until soft peaks and gently fold it in the waffle batter

5

Preheat waffle iron and pour in ladle full (about 1/3 cup) of waffle batter. Cook according to waffle iron instructions.

Notes

You get about 10 waffles with this recipe, depending on your waffle iron.

Breakfast/ Lunch

Banana Pancakes

I love banana pancakes and this is a easy recipe for yummy fluffy pancakes. This recipe will give you about 6 pancakes, I halved the original recipe because my husband doesn’t like banana pancakes. If you want more, just double the ingredients.

Banana Pancakes

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small, over-ripe banana, peeled (the browner, the better)
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Instructions

1

Add flour, sugar, salt and baking powder in a bowl, mix well.

2

Mash the banana

3

In a small bowl mash the banana until almost smooth.

4

Whisk in the egg and then add milk and vanilla extract until well blended.

5

Pour the banana mixture and the melted butter in the bowl with flour.

6

Fold the batter gently with a spatula until just blended. Don't over-mix, batter will be thick and lumpy.

7

Bake the pancakes, about 2 minutes on each side, in a non-stick pan with a little bit of butter until they are golden brown.