9 of the best pancake recipes
From traditional pancakes with lemon to savoury, American and gluten-free: we've got everything you need to get ready for Pancake Day (or any other day actually!)...
Whether your children (or you) like savoury flavours or sweet ones, the great thing about pancakes is they're so versatile you can find a way of making them that will keep everyone happy.
Whether it's Pancake Day and you're going for the traditional lemon and sugar pancake, or any other time of year and you just reckon pancakes – maybe with veg or fruit – will be what's needed for dinner or a weekend afternoon snack/treat, we have some really great pancake recipes for kids and adults alike here.
Pancakes are also pretty simple to make once you get the knack – and you don't need to spend hours in the kitchen prepping them.
And in case you're looking for some free-from options, we've included a gluten-free recipe, too...
Here's our pick of the best pancake recipes
These thin delicate pancakes with lemon make a tangy pudding or dessert – great for the whole family. Suitable for babies from 6 months.
Cooking for a gluten-free child or other family member? Worry not, these banana pancakes are flour-free and very filling. Suitable for babies from 6 months (but contains almonds and Nutella).
You can make these pancakes with whole milk, but using tangy buttermilk makes them lighter. Suitable for babies from 6 months.
Give your pancakes a savoury Chinese twist to make them a tasty meal for the whole family to enjoy. Suitable for older babies who can manage chunks.
Although there is fruit in this recipe, by using green rather than ripe bananas, this will help reduce the sugar. Will give you a great start to your day. Suitable for babies from 6 months.
A stack of pancakes served with maple syrup and fresh fruit is hard to beat for a special family breakfast. Not suitable for babies.
These fun and fruity mini pancakes are great to share with the whole family. Suitable for babies from 8 months.
Great with savoury or sweet toppings, these sweet potato pancakes are a nice twist on the regular ones. Suitable for babies from 10 months.
These tasty and filling savoury pancakes include some big flavours for a really good teatime meal that the grown-ups will enjoy just as much as the kids. Suitable for babies from 11 months.
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