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Easy pancake recipe for Shrove Tuesday

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Dubbed one of the most delicious days of the year, Shrove Tuesday which precedes Ash Wednesday is marked annually by eating pancakes and other sweet treats.

Even though pancakes look like a very easy treat to make, A lot of people tend to rely on pre-made pancake mixes.

If you want to make pancakes the ‘right’ way, The basic recipe below has you covered.

Ingredients (Makes 8 pancakes):

  • 100g plain flour
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 300ml milk
  • 25g butter
  • melted vegetable oil
  • Lemon juice and sugar, chocolate sauce or other toppings



Sift the flour and salt together

Beat the egg into the milk and whisk into the flour.

Rest the batter for 30 minutes if you have time. Add melted butter.

Warm the pan well and rub lightly with kitchen paper dipped in oil.

Put some batter in the pan and tip the pan so that the mix covers the whole base in a thin layer.

Cook for 15-20 seconds until the edges curl and the underside is golden.

Flip with a spatula or toss and cook on the other side.

Repeat until the batter is finished.

Add topping of your choice and enjoy!



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