Pancake Day 2013 falls on the 12th of February. Also known as Shrove Tuesday, it traditionally marks the start of fasting for Lent and is a great way to use up eggs, butter and sugar.
Try a fruity pancake, like this buttermilk pancake with maple syrup pears. A classic pancake topping is sugar and lemon, but why not try maple syrup or honey as an alternative sweetener?
Shortcuts No time to cook? Grab a packet of ready-made pancakes and customise them with your own toppings. From French-style crêpes to Scotch pancakes, we have lots to choose from instore.
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Find out how to flip the perfect pancake and much more in our guide to perfect pancakes.
Legend has it that way back in 1445 a housewife from Buckinghamshire was making pancakes when she heard the church bells ringing. In her rush to get to church, she ran out the house still holding her frying pan! Thus the pancake race was born...
Rich toffee sauce, ripe bananas, warm pancakes and velvety cream - heavenly comfort food! Follow our recipe, cheat it, save or add some magic.Try it now
Our sweet pancakes are ready-made for when your'e short on time.
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