Recipe

American-style flapjacks with bacon and maple syrup

Treat the family this weekend with this decadent, classic breakfast dish.

  • 25 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

American-style flapjacks with bacon and maple syrup
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cup (330ml) milk
  • 2 tablespoon caster (superfine) sugar
  • 2 cup (300g) self-raising flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda (baking soda)
  • 40 gram (1½ ounces) butter
  • 4 rindless bacon slices (250g)
  • 3/4 cup (180ml) pure maple syrup

Method

American-style flapjacks with bacon and maple syrup
  • 1
    Whisk eggs, milk, sugar and sifted flour and soda in medium bowl until batter is smooth.
  • 2
    Melt 1 teaspoon of the butter in medium frying pan. Pour ⅓ cup of batter into pan, spread into a round shape. Cook about 2 minutes or until bubbles appear on the surface; turn flapjack over, cook until browned underneath. Transfer to plate; cover to keep warm. Repeat with remaining butter and batter to make a total of 8 flapjacks.
  • 3
    Cut bacon slices lengthways into 3 pieces. Cook bacon in heated large frying pan until crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • 4
    Serve flapjacks topped with bacon and maple syrup.