Scotch Pancakes
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5 from 2 votes

Scotch Pancakes

Also known as drop scones, these pancakes which originated in Scotland are always a good idea!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian, Scottish
Keyword: pancakes, scotch pancakes
Servings: 18 pancakes
Calories: 67kcal


  • 2 cups plain flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 dessert spoons golden syrup
  • 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder


  • Sift dry ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Add golden syrup and stir in with a knife. Then rub into the flour.
  • Beat eggs and add milk and water.
  • Add to dry ingredients and mix to a batter.
  • Pour mixture into a jug with a pouring spot.
  • Grease and then heat a heavy-bottomed frying pan.
  • Pour mixture into pancakes of about 8cm in diameter.
  • Wait until bubbles form and then flip and cook on the other side.
  • Serve warm with maple syrup and ice cream (or something else equally delicious!)


Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 48IU | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg