Zucchini, ham and chive pikelets

Using wholemeal self-raising flour is a wonderful way to add low-GI, unrefined ingredients to our breakfast especially if you use wholewheat flour.  Zucchini and ham make a wonderful combination savoury breakfast pikelets 1st thing in the morning.

Time taken : 30mins

Serves: 12


  • 75 gms self-raising flour
  • 35 gms wholemeal self-raising flour
  • 125 mls skim milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh chives
  • 1 small zucchini, grated
  • 2 slices ham, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil



  1. Mix both flour in a bowl. Make a well in the centre.
  2. Whisk milk, egg and chives in a jug and pour mixture into the flour well. Mix until just smooth.
  3. Stir in zucchini and ham
  4. Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat and add a small amount of olive oil to coat the pan.
  5. Drop 1 tbsp of batter into pan.  (depending on the size of your pan, you may be able to cook 2-4 pikelets at the one time)
  6. Cook for 2 minutes until bubbles rise to surface.
  7. Turn and cook for 1 minute until golden.
  8. Repeat with remaining batter.
  9. Serve hot
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