Happy pancake day! we talk a lot about food on our WhatsApp groups as it is one of many things that brings us all together, today has been no exception as it's pancake day we have been talking about what our weird and wonderful favourite pancake toppings are, we have also decided that the first pancake is always messy do not give up the next one will be better.
These are a few of our favourite toppings
Honey & Berries
Lemon & Sugar
Pineapple and Brown Sugar
Spinach & Ricotta Pancake cannelloni
Pancakes filled with seafood with seafood or mushroom sauce
Corned Beef Hash
What's your favourite topping? Are you any good at flipping them? We'd love to hear from you and maybe see some photos of how you eat yours?
Do you know in five minutes the record number of times a pancake is flipped is 349.
First time at making pancakes? Try this easy recipe
Easy pancake recipe Ingredients
100g plain flour
2 large eggs
1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil, plus a little extra for frying
STEP 1 Put 100g plain flour, 2 large eggs, 300ml milk, 1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil and a pinch of salt into a bowl or large jug, then whisk to a smooth batter.
STEP 2 Set aside for 30 mins to rest if you have time, or start cooking straight away.
STEP 3 Set a medium frying pan or crêpe pan over a medium heat and carefully wipe it with some oiled kitchen paper.
STEP 4 When hot, cook your pancakes for 1 min on each side until golden, keeping them warm in a low oven as you go.
STEP 5 Serve with lemon wedges and caster sugar, or your favourite filling. Once cold, you can layer the pancakes between baking parchment, then wrap in cling film and freeze for up to 2 months.