Mānuka Apple & Rum Hotcakes

Mānuka Apple & Rum Hotcakes

Hotcakes with Mānuka Honey Rum & Apple Butter





3 cups milk
1 tbsp white vinegar 
2 1/2 cups self-raising flour
1 1/2 cups plain flour
1/4 cup caster sugar
4 eggs, beaten
60g butter, melted
extra 60g butter, for greasing
1/2 cup Mānuka Honey
2 tbsp white rum

    Apple butter:

    110g jar pureed apple baby food
    250g cream cheese, chopped
    1/4 cup pure icing sugar, sifted
    1 tsp cinnamon

    UMF 5+ Mānuka Honey




      Measure milk into a jug, add white vinegar and stand for 20 minutes.

      Sift flours into a bowl, add sugar and stir to combine.

      Make a well in the centre, add egg, milk mixture and melted butter, and whisk until smooth.

      Stand for 20 minutes, to settle.

      To make apple butter: beat apple puree, cream cheese, icing sugar and cinnamon in the small bowl of an electric mixer until combined and smooth.
      Set aside.

      Heat a large, non-stick frying pan over a medium heat.
      Smear a little extra butter onto several thicknesses of scrunched paper towel and grease base of pan.

      Pour quarter-cupfuls of mixture into pan, 3 at a time, and cook for 2 minutes until bubbles appear in batter.

      Turn hotcakes over and cook the other side for 2 minutes.

      Stack hotcakes on a plate and cover to keep warm.

      Repeat cooking process with remaining batter.

      Whisk Mānuka honey and rum in a small jug until combined.

      Serve hotcakes drizzled with Mānuka honey rum and a dollop of apple butter.


      Original recipe: happyvalley.co.nz

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