Scotch Pancakes with Bacon and Caramelized Apple

Monday, September 19, 2011 Review by judywrites

Surprise…. scotch pancakes don’t have scotch in them….just the way they are made on the other side of the pond. This recipe looked really yummy so had to share.

Scotch Bacon Panckakes



  • 100g plain flour = between 3/4 and 1 cup
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 80 ml butter milk = 1/3 cup
  • 50 ml cold water = approximately 1/4 cup
  • 2 large eggs / beaten
  • Cinnamon powder
  • Sunflower oil


  • 2 or 3 dessert apples / peeled, cored, thinly sliced
  • 50g caster sugar =  approximately 3-1/2 Tablespoons
  • 50g unsalted butter = approximately 3-1/2 Tablespoons
  • Cinnamon powder
  • Streaky bacon

Optional extras

  • Apples grated and put into the pancake mix.

  1. Sieve the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt into a bowl, and make a well in the centre.
  2. In a separate jug, mix the water and buttermilk together.
  3. Pour the eggs into the flour ‘well’ you created, and add a glug of the buttermilk mix.
  4. Using a whisk, work from the centre of the mixture outwards. Slowing combining the eggs with the flour and add little splash of buttermilk mixture at a time as you mix.
  5. Use a paper towel and grease the inside of a non-stick frying pan on medium heat. Pour a small ladle into the pan and cook the pancakes for about a min or so each side.
  6. Place the cooked ones on a plate and can be kept warm in the oven as you work through the mixture.
  7. Fry the bacon and can be also kept warm in the oven as you make the caramelised apple.
  8. Pour the caster sugar into a none stick frying pan and let it melt over moderate heat.
  9. Once sugar melted, turn up the heat till it goes slightly golden brown in colour. Then stir in the butter, cinnamon and sliced apples and cook for couple of minutes.
  10. Put couple of pancakes on a plate, then top with the bacon and caramelised apple.

Scotch pancakes with bacon & caramelized apple. DONE

Thanks to ( for this yummy breakfast recipe.

We Love BaconScotch!

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