Pancake Day is the last day before the Christian period of Lent. So, if you're giving up your favourite treats til Easter, Tuesday 21st February could be your last day to indulge in a delicious breakfast classic – pancakes.
Pancakes are delicious just topped with a drizzle of maple syrup or honey, but there's so much more you can do with them, from the sweet and fruity options to the savoury.
To help you celebrate Pancake Day, we’ve rustled up tasty pancake recipes and ideas that you and your child can try out. And why not make it extra special with this cool idea to make funky pancake shapes? Happy flipping!
The recipe for classic pancakes is worth printing out and keeping on the fridge. Put whatever toppings you like on them (try not to go overboard) or pile chopped fruit on top for a healthier twist. Instead of just plopping scoops of mixture into the pan, try making simple shapes - a heart or Mickey Mouse head shape is a good start!
These berry pancakes are based on the classic pancake recipe above, but with a yummy fruit addition in them. Great for adding a dash of vitamin C and colour to the day.
Just like the berry pancakes, this banana pancake recipe uses the classics as the starting point. Whether they're called yellow moons, monkey food or nanas in your home, adding the fruit into the batter means it's less likely to get picked off the top and pushed aside. If you've got a fruit-lover, add extra fresh banana slices on top to serve.
This recipe lets you cheat a little by using a pancake mix! If you're more of a DIY cook, you could experiment with these flavour ideas and with making the pancakes from scratch.
This pancake recipe uses the new chocolatey Philadelphia cheese spread. It might sound odd, but MFM HQ has sampled it and can confirm it's rather moreish.
This recipe is designed especially for babies from 10 and a half months of age, and means every member of your family can join in on Pancake Day. Here's how to make 18 mini sweet potato pancakes.
Suitable for babies from 8 and a half months, our recipe for 18 mini pancakes teamed with berry yogurt is simple and tasty - exactly what MFM demands from baby recipes!
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