Chocolate Pikelets with Raspberry Butter

Chocolate Pikelets with Raspberry Butter


Ingredients

1 cup (150g) self-raising flour
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
¼ cup (55g) caster (superfine) sugar
1 egg
11/4 cups (310ml) buttermilk
raspberry butter
1 cup (150g) frozen raspberries, thawed
150g (41/2 ounces) unsalted butter, softened
2/3 cup (110g) icing (confectioners') sugar

Method

Raspberry Butter:

Push raspberries through fine sieve into small bowl; discard seeds. Beat butter and sifted icing sugar in small bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy. Beat in raspberry puree.

Pikelets:

Sift flour, cocoa and sugar into small bowl; whisk in egg and buttermilk.

Heat greased large heavy-based frying pan; drop tablespoons of batter into pan. Cook pikelets until bubbles appear on surface; turn pikelets with metal spatula to brown the other side.

Serve pikelets warm with raspberry butter and fresh raspberries, if you like.

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Assuming you’re tantalized, rest assured you can make this sweet treat and much more with the assistance of the "Sweet Treats" recipe compilation.

To read more about our experience with this delectable cookbook check out our AGFG book review blog.

http://www.agfg.com.au/Blog/post/2011/05/04/Book-Review-Sweet-Treats.aspx

Credits: 'Sweet Treats' by ACP Books


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