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Grandpa Pencil's Recipe





  • 250g Self Raising Flour
  • 6 teaspoons Golden Syrup
  • 2 Eggs
  • 125 ml Milk
  • 6 teaspoons Vegetable Oil


 You will need
A mixing bowl, a sifter, a wooden spoon, heavy frying pan, spatula and a clean tea towel


  • Sift flour into a large mixing bowl
  • Make a well in the centre and pour in eggs and syrup
  • Mix well with a wooden spoon gradually adding the milk to form a batter the consistency of thick cream
  • Lightly grease the frying pan with the vegetable oil
  • place over a moderate heat
  • Drop spoonfuls of batter into the pan
  • Cook for about three minutes until the surface blisters
  • Turn over and cook a further 3 minutes until the underside is a golden brown
  • While the rest are being cooked keep the completed pikelets covered with a clean tea towel to keep warm




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