Pikelets – sweet & savoury

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Serves: 25

Category: Breads, Scones and Pikelets

Everyone has a pikelet recipe that is tried and tested. This is the simplest recipe there is and can be adapted to be both sweet and savoury just by eliminating the sugar.


  • 2 cups self-raising flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1¼ cups reduced fat milk
  • 1 tablespoon polyunsaturated margarine melted or polyunsaturated oil



  1. Place flour into bowl, add sugar
  2. Add the milk, margarine or oil and eggs
  3. Mix with a large spoon until smooth
  4. Heat a sandwich press or non-stick pan
  5. Drop tablespoons of batter onto surface; turn when bubbles form.


Sweet variations

  • Grated apple plus 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • Mashed banana
  • Frozen berries
  • Grated pear
  • Sultanas

Savoury variations

  • ½ cup grated reduced fat cheese
  • Small tin of corn kernels drained
  • Spring onion chopped
  • Diced capsicum or mushrooms
  • Grated zucchini or carrot


Nutrition information panel

Nutrient Per Serve Per 100g
Weight 30g 100g
Energy 252kJ 834kJ
Protein 2g 7g
Total fat 1g 3.0g
Saturated fat 0.3g 1g
Carbohydrate 10g 34g
Sugars 2g 7g
Dietary Fibre 0.4g 1g
Sodium 90mg 198mg

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