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The Best Pancake Recipes for Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday is approaching very quickly so we have created 2 ‘flipping’ delicious pancake recipes for you to make, to celebrate the special day!

Shrove Tuesday or most commonly known as Pancake Day is next Tuesday and we are super excited to get cooking some delicious pancakes! We love all the classic pancake toppings but this year we wanted to give you some more unique flavours and toppings to celebrate this day in style…  We have a sweet and savoury recipe for you to try so take a look.

Banana & Pecan Pancakes with Crispy Bacon and Maple Syrup

pancakes, The Best Pancake Recipes for Shrove Tuesday

Ingredients
  • 200g Self-raising flour
  • 2 tbsp Vanilla Sugar
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 50g Pecans (chopped)
  • 2 small bananas (mashed)
  • 2 free range eggs
  • 150 ml milk
  • 50g butter (melted)
  • Bacon
  • Maple Syrup

Plus oil and butter for cooking

Method
  1. Heat oven on low
  2. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and half of the pecans in a bowl
  3. Whisk bananas, eggs, milk and butter in another bowl
  4. Gently fold the ingredients in the two bowls together
  5. Heat a pan or griddle to a medium heat then brush with oil and butter
  6. Add one dessert spoon of mixture to the pan and with the back of the spoon spread it out into a circle shape (it will get bigger as it cooks)
  7. Repeat until all the mixture is used up
  8. Cook for about two minutes until bubbles appear on the surface
  9. Flip and cook for another two minutes until they look golden and fluffy
  10. Placed cooked pancakes into a low temp. oven to keep warm
  11. Cook bacon until crispy (or to your liking)
  12. To serve, stack pancakes, add bacon, drizzle with maple syrup and remaining pecans and enjoy!

Lemon & Dill Pancakes with Hot Smoked Salmon, Dill Crème Fraiche and Capers

pancakes, The Best Pancake Recipes for Shrove Tuesday

Ingredients
  • 200g Self-raising flour
  • 2tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2tsp Salt
  • 2 Free range eggs
  • 200ml Milk
  • 50g Butter (melted)
  • 10g Dill (finely chopped)
  • 1 Lemon (zest)
  • Hot Smoked Salmon
  • Capers (salted and brined)
  • Cornichons (finely chopped)

For the sauce:

  • 1 pot Crème Fresh
  • 5g Dill
  • Black pepper
  • Juice from lemon above
  • Salt

Plus oil and butter for cooking

Method
  1. Heat oven on low
  2. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl
  3. Whisk eggs, milk, butter, dill and lemon In another bowl
  4. Gently fold the ingredients in the two bowls together
  5. Heat a pan or griddle to a medium heat, brush with oil and butter
  6. Add one dessert spoon of mixture into the pan and with the back of the spoon, spread it out into a circle shape (it will get bigger as it cooks)
  7. Repeat until all the mixture is used up
  8. Cook for about two minutes until bubbles appear on the surface
  9. Flip and cook for another two minutes until they look golden and fluffy
  10. Place cooked pancakes into a low oven to keep warm
  11. To serve, on one pancake add some sauce, some flaked salmon, more sauce and garnish with capers, cornichons and black pepper and a sprig of dill.

To celebrate this glorious day with us you can get involved in our Pancake Day competition we have on our social media. Check out our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram page to win an XL Home Curing Kit…Bacon! Then go and make these delicious recipes and let us know how you liked them!

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