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Honey-Oat Pikelets with Yogurt and Berries

Sample Food

Makeover by: Mardi Michels
I’m a fan of oatmeal too but sometimes wonder “Isn’t there a more fun way to enjoy healthy ingredients like oats and yogurt?” I combined the goodness of oats with Greek yogurt, blueberries and honey to create hearty pikelets (looks like mini-pancakes, with the texture of a crumpet) for a tasty breakfast that’s good for you too!

I have used buttermilk in this recipe before so I think 5% cream would be a great substitute. I love to explore different interpretations of everyday ingredients. This recipe does just that.


Breakfast Edition

Before Makeover

Jasmin’s Creamy Berry Oatmeal

Jasmin C.Toronto

It's hot and nutritious, but it's also oatmeal, so I don't really know how to switch it up or make it better. Help!

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Sample Author Mardi Michels
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Preparation

What You Need

Makes 10 – 12 pikelets

¾ cup self-raising (cake and pastry) flour
½ cup oats (quick oats are fine)

½ cup light cream (5%)
½ cup plain Greek yogurt (I used 0% but you can use whatever you like)
1 egg
3 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons sunflower oil
½ cup fresh berries (I used blueberries, you can use what you like!)



Instructions

Whisk flour and oats in a large bowl.

Whisk cream, yogurt, egg, honey and oil in a large jug or medium bowl.

Add wet ingredients and the berries to dry ingredients and stir to thoroughly combine.

Pre-heat non-stick frying pan on medium-high heat.

Using a 1/4 cup measure, scoop out the mixture into the pre-heated frying pan. The mix will not go flat immediately - don't worry!

Cook the pikelets for about 2 minutes on the first side, flip with the aid of a spatula and flatten with the back of the spatula. Now they'll look more like pikelets.

Cook on the second side for about 2 minutes, then flip and cook for another minute or two on each side until cooked through. It depends on how flat you have made the pikelets - the flatter they are the quicker they will cook.

Remove pikelets from the frying pan and keep warm while you continue to make the rest of the batch.

Serve warm with berries, syrup and yogurt.

Pikelets will store a couple of days in an airtight container in the fridge. To reheat, simply wrap in a paper towel and zap in the microwave for 30 seconds.



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  • Deb Davie

    July 17th, 2012

    Mardi Michels
    Yogoaty cakes are delicious.
    Try toasting in the toaster to reheat, works great.

  • Paula

    March 2nd, 2012

    I'm not on Facebook so I can't *Like* this recipe but I can leave a comment on how delicious these Pikelets look. Looking forward to trying these sometime in the future.

  • Emilia

    March 1st, 2012

    Thisl ooks like a great breakfast recipe, I cannot wait to try it. My normal breakfast is frozen berries with oatmeal and greek yogurt as well and even though I love it, it is nice to know that there are some variations that use the same ingredients! Yum :)

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