Mandarin and Kiwifruit Pikelets

Mandarin and Kiwifruit Pikelets

  • Preparation time

    10 mins
  • Cook time

    10 mins
  • Serves 16

You’ll get light and fluffy pikelets with this easy pikelet recipe. Plus, healthy mandarin and kiwi fruit make them a perfect addition to little lunch boxes.

Dietary Information

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.


  • Flour - 1 cup
  • Baking powder - 1 tsp
  • Egg - 1
  • Ripe banana, mashed - 1
  • Milk (you may not use all of it) - 1/2 cup
  • Mandarin for flesh and zest - 1
  • Kiwifruit, finely diced - 1
  • Butter - 1 tsp


  1. In a large bowl sift in the flour and baking powder. Add the egg, and banana. Add the milk and stir slowly until you get a pourable consistency, you may not need to use all of the milk. Whisk all the ingredients together until combined.

  2. Dice the mandarin flesh and fold through the mixture along with the mandarin zest and kiwifruit.

  3. In a large frying pan, melt the butter. Add tablespoonfuls of mixture into the pan. Cook until the pikelet starts to bubble then flip over and cook for a further 2 minutes. Repeat with remaining mixture.

  4. Remove from the pan, cool slightly and serve warm.

PER SERVE Energy 720Kj • Protein 2g • Total Fat 9g • Saturated Fat 5g • Carbohydrates 21g • Sugars 15g • Sodium 87mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation.