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Guilt-free Scotch pancakes with glazed oranges

Guilt-free Scotch pancakes with glazed oranges

Delicious Scotch pancakes with caramelised oranges and a dollop of low-fat whisky crème fraiche

  • Preparation: 5 mins
  • Cooking: 10 mins
  • Serves: 4

What you need:

For 8 Scotch Pancakes

  • 4oz (110g) self raising flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp Silver Spoon Half Spoon sugar
  • ¼ pt (150ml) skimmed milk

For the glazed oranges

  • 2 small thin-skinned oranges
  • 1 tbs Silver Spoon Half Spoon sugar
  • water

To serve:

  • Crème fraiche

What you do:

  1. Sift the flour, Half Spoon sugar and salt into a mixing bowl
  2. Gradually mix in the milk to form a thick batter
  3. Lightly spray a non-stick pan with a little oil
  4. Pre heat the pan until hot and drop four, well spaced tablespoons of mixture into the pan
  5. Cook over a moderate heat until bubbles show on the surface
  6. Carefully turn over and cook on the other side for a further 2 minutes
  7. Repeat until all the mixture is used
  8. Keep pancakes warm in a clean, folded tea towel
  9. Slice the oranges (no wider than 5mm slices) and place in a saucepan with the Silver Spoon Half spoon sugar and sufficient water to cover
  10. Simmer gently until the oranges are soft and the liquid has reduced
  11. Divide the pancakes between four plates, put one or two slices of caramelised orange on each, add a dollop of crème fraiche and pour over the orange juices

Handy cook's tip:

Stir a wee dram of whicky in to the Crème fraiche for added indulgence...

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