Slappers

6
Colleen Sowa

By
@colleenlucky7

This is an old English/Irish recipe and I don't know why they are called slappers for sure... but in the olden days, they were cooked one at a time... and flipped in the air and caught back in the pan making a "slapping sound". In modern times, we just flip them over with a spatula.

They are cooked oblong rather than round. They can be wrapped around a fried sausage, or put a boneless pork chop between two of them.

This is a breakfast meal, though it is good anytime. Eat them like pancakes or roll them up with jam and eat as a finger food.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
(depends on the size of the slappers you make)
Prep:
9 Hr 15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Griddle

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

  • SLAPPERS

  • 2 c
    corn meal
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter (melted)
  • ·
    boiling water (enough tojust moisten)
  • 3 large
    eggs (well beaten)
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS

  • ·
    butter, syrup, jam or jelly,

How to Make Slappers

Step-by-Step

  1. Put corn meal, salt and melted butter in a bowl. Stirring, add boiling water slowly to moisten the corn meal (but not soggy). Cover and set aside overnight. In the morning: add well beaten eggs, milk, flour and baking powder. This will be a thick batter.
  2. Buttered griddle.
  3. Using a large stirring spoon, put a spoonful on a greased griddle over Medium heat in an oblong shape instead of a round shape. Cook until half cooked. Flip over like you do for pancakes, cook until done.
  4. Quickly butter both sides of the slappers as you stack them on a platter.
  5. *** Serve with fried pork chops or fried sausages.

    *** Serve with syrup, jam, or jelly.

Printable Recipe Card

About Slappers

Course/Dish: Other Breakfast, Flatbreads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English




Show 12 Comments & Reviews

Health Benefits Of Eating Oatmeal Recipe

Health Benefits of Eating Oatmeal

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

You may have heard oatmeal is good for you, but did you know how good? Here are six great reasons to eat more oats! Healthy DigestionThere are two types of...

Breakfast Recipes To Start The Weekend Off Right

Breakfast Recipes to Start the Weekend Off Right

Kitchen Crew

Growing up, my mom would always say to me that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Because of mom's advice, I try to have breakfast every day....

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

15 Coffee Break-worthy Coffee Cake Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Acceptable as a breakfast treat or a light dessert, no one can pass up a piece of coffee cake. Brew an extra pot of coffee today, because we've found 15...