Scotch Pancakes or Drop Scones

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

These are little pancakes, thicker than the Shove Tuesday, crepe-y ones. Eat hot, or cold the next day. Can add raisins, spices, other fruits to the batter if you like.


  1. Mix or sift the flour, sugar and salt together.
  2. Make a well/hollow in the flour, then add the egg and milk into it.
  3. Mix, incorporating the flour from around the well until you have a thick, smooth batter that drops from the spoon like thick cream. (If you want to add any extras, do it now.).
  4. Heat a frying pan with a little butter or oil, wipe off if there's too much.
  5. Drop teaspoonfuls of batter into the pan. Leave enough room between them to manouver a fish slice/your preferred pancake turning implement.
  6. When bubbles appear, turn the pancakes over and cook until lightly browned and no longer battery.
  7. Serve with butter, jam or honey or anything you fancy.


Most Helpful

EXcellent and so easy ,big hit with my kids,thank you.

Mojo30900322 December 08, 2009

Perfect! - just like those my Mum made for sunday tea back in the day. I used tablespoonful of batter at a time - got about 10 exactly the size I wanted. Yummy with butter and golden syrup.

Moyni December 28, 2008

These pancakes are delicious! I really don't like the thin pancakes that spread all over the frying pan so these were great. Just like my dad used to make when I was little. Thanks for the recipe!

872425 November 11, 2008

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