British Recipes > Durham Buckwheat Cakes

How to make Durham buckwheat cakes:
A traditional panckae from Durham.


1 teaspoon brewer's yeast
buckwheat meal
3 pints warm water
a little butter
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- Mix the yeast with water in a basin and stir in buckwheat meal to make a good batter.
- Cover the basin and let it stand in a warm place to rise.
- When full of bubbles, pour a spoonful of the batter into a buttered frying pan and cook as for pancakes.
- Butter the cakes while hot and serve.