• 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil (e.g. rapeseed oil)
  • 1½ tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • salt
  • butter for frying
  • confectioner's sugar to serve
  • homemade jam to serve

Buttermilk
For every 1 cup of milk, stir in 1 tablespoon lemon juice or vinegar. Let the mixture stand for 10 minutes.

Directions
Whisk egg in a mixing bowl until foamy.

Add oil, maple syrup, and buttermilk and continue whisking.

Mix flour, baking powder, and a pinch of salt in a separate bowl and then gently fold into the liquid buttermilk mixture. Let stand for approx. 15 – 20 min.

Drop batter into skillet and cook on medium heat until golden-brown (approx. 2 – 3 min. per side, with a diameter of approx. 3"). Serve with homemade jam or powdered sugar.