- 1 cup self-raising flour
- 1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
- 1 tablespoon caster sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 40g butter, melted
Smoked salmon and dill filling
- 1/3 cup mascarpone
- 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh dill
- 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
- 80g smoked salmon, roughly torn into small pieces
Raspberry and mascarpone filling
- 1/4 cup mascarpone
- 2 teaspoons raspberry jam
- 9 frozen raspberries, thawed
- Maple syrup, to serve (see note)
- Step 1Sift flour and bicarbonate of soda into a bowl. Stir in sugar. Make a well in centre. Whisk egg and buttermilk together in a jug. Add to well with 1/2 the melted butter. Gently whisk together until smooth and combined.
- Step 2Heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Brush with remaining melted butter. Drop 2 teaspoons of batter into pan. Repeat to make 8 pikelets. Cook for 2 minutes or until bubbles start to form on surface. Turn over. Cook for 1 minute or until golden and cooked through. Cool on a wire rack. Repeat to make 54 pikelets.
- Step 3Smoked salmon with dill filling: Place mascarpone, dill and lemon rind in a bowl. Stir until well combined. Spread 1 pikelet with 1 teaspoon of mixture. Top with a little smoked salmon. Top with 1 pikelet. Spread with 1 teaspoon mixture. Top with a little smoked salmon. Sandwich with 1 pikelet. Press 1 cocktail stick through pikelets to secure. Repeat with remaining pikelets, mascarpone mixture and smoked salmon to make a total of 9 pikelet stacks. Place on a serving plate.
- Step 4Raspberry and mascarpone filling: Place mascarpone and jam in a bowl. Fold until just combined. Spread 1 pikelet with 1 teaspoon of mixture. Top with 1 pikelet. Spread with 1 teaspoon mixture. Sandwich with 1 pikelet. Top with 1 raspberry. Press 1 cocktail stick through raspberry and pikelets to secure. Repeat with 24 pikelets and remaining mascarpone mixture and raspberries to make a total of 9 pikelet stacks. Place on a serving plate. Drizzle with maple syrup just before serving.
- Low carb
- Low kilojoule
- Low sodium
- Lower gi
All nutrition values are per serve
You could use honey or dust with icing sugar instead of the maple syrup.
- Author: Claire Brookman
- Image credit: Craig Wall
- Publication: Super Food Ideas