Pikelets are the alliteratively perfect brekkie. And they work ace for baby led weaning—and grownup breakfasts, too. You can also load these wholesome beaut’s into lunchboxes, or wrap ‘em up for a super snack on-the-go.
Of course these pikelets are irresistibly delicious—and too temptingly simple–but they’re also good for little (and bigger) bellies, too. Here’s the nutritional low-down: apples are packed with fibre and vitamins, while oats are a great source of slow-release energy; even cinnamon is more than a yummy spice, a super antioxidant and anti-inflammatory source….is breakfast ready yet??
- 2 apples – grated
- 1 cup wholemeal flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- ½ cup rolled oats
- 1 egg
- 1 cup of milk
- 1 tbsp maple syrup (optional)
- Butter or coconut oil for greasing
- Grate apples into large bowl. (Leave the skin on for more fibre!)
- Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well.
- Heat a skillet over medium heat and add a little butter or oil.
- Using a tablespoon, scoop mixture and dollop into pan, gently smoothing out into a round shape with the back of the spoon.
- Cook pikelets for around 2 minutes, then flip for one more minute.
- Transfer to a plate, keep warm by covering with foil, and repeat until batter is finished.
Adapted from babyology