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  • 100g Plain flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 300ml Semi-skimmed milk
  • 1 tbsp Sunflower or vegetable oil, plus extra for drying
  • To taste Pinch of salt
  • Step 1 Put the flour and a pinch of salt into a large mixing bowl and make a well in the centre
  • Step 2 Crack the eggs into the middle, and then pour in about 50ml milk and 1 tbsp oil.
  • Step 3 Start whisking from the centre, gradually drawing the flour into the eggs, milk and oil.
  • Step 4 Once all the flour is incorporated, beat until you have a smooth, thick paste
  • Step 5 Add a little more milk if it is too stiff to beat.
  • Step 6 Add a good splash of milk and whisk to loosen the thick batter.
  • Step 7 While still whisking, pour in a steady stream of the remaining milk.
  • Step 8 Continue pouring and whisking until you have a batter that is the consistency of slightly thick single cream.
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Russell Hobbs

Russell Hobbs was founded in the UK in 1952 by Bill Russell and Peter Hobbs, whose combined design and engineering flair allowed them to launch a company that remains a leading brand to this day. Over the years, Russell Hobbs has built up a legacy of design and innovation that placed the brand at the heart of the consumer’s home. The first automatic switch off kettle, the first automatic coffee maker and even the first plastic kettle were all Russell Hobbs innovations.