Sugar Free Pineapple Pikelets
Quick, easy and healthy lunch box snacks are easier to make than you might think! These 4 ingredient, sugar free pineapple pikelets only take a few minutes to make. Best of all, they freeze really well, which means you can make a big batch and freeze enough to last a few weeks. Just pop one in a lunchbox in the morning and it will be defrosted by the time lunch rolls around. Want more freezer friendly lunch box recipes? Check out these 12 freezer friendly lunch box recipes.
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Part of what makes this recipe so quick and easy is that you only need 4 basic ingredients, self raising flour, milk, an egg and a can of crushed pineapple. There is no added sugar in these pikelets, only the naturally occurring sugar in the pineapple. They really don’t need any added sugar either, the sweetness from the pineapple is more than enough.
To make these pikelets, first drain the juice from the pineapple. Add the drained pineapple to a large mixing bowl along with 1 cup of self raising flour, 1 cup of milk and an egg. Mix the ingredients together until well combined.
Heat a frying pan over low heat and spray in a little oil (I used coconut oil) or add a small amount of butter. Fry large spoonfuls of pikelet mixture until golden, then flip and fry other side until also golden. Serve while warm, once cooled or freeze for another day, they are great however you prefer them.
- 1 cup self raising flour
- 1 cup milk
- 1 egg
- 1 can of crushed pineapple
- Drain the pineapple. Add the drained pineapple to a large mixing bowl along with the self raising flour, milk and egg. Stir until all ingredients are combined.
- Spray coconut oil (or you preferred oil or butter) in a large frying pan and heat over a low heat.
- Fry large spoonfuls of the pikelet mixture in batches until golden, flipping to ensure both sides are golden and cooked through.
- Serve warm, at room temperature or freeze for another day.