5 favourite ways to eat Pancakes

5 favourite ways to eat Pancakes

  Pancake day is one of my favourite days and is celebrated every year on the Tuesday before Lent, known as Shrove Tuesday.

It was historically a pagan holiday that honoured the arrival of the new season of spring.

The reason we eat pancakes is because eggs and milk were usually used up before the 40 day fast for Lent began and what better food to make than pancakes!

Pancakes have evolved since then and you can have thin ones, fat ones, sweet ones and savoury ones. You can also top them with various different sauces and fruits amongst other ingredients.

A simple pancake recipe is as follows:


  • 100 grams plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 300ml milk
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • pinch of salt
  • pinch of cinnamon


  1. In a large bowl, sift in the flour, cinnamon and salt and make a well in the middle.
  2. Crack the eggs in the middle and pour in approximately 50ml of the milk and the oil.
  3. Start whisking the mixture as it turns into batter whilst slowly pouring in the rest of the milk.
  4. Once it is really smooth, heat a lightly greased crepe pan on medium heat.  
  5. Pour in some batter and spread out evenly.
  6. Once it turns golden (less than a minute), flip over.
  7. Continue doing the same till you have made a batch.

My favourite ways to eat pancakes are topped with:

  1. Sugar and lemon. Simple and scrumptious.
  2. Bananas and Nutella. Match made in heaven.
  3. Salted caramel sauce. Need I say more?
  4. Blueberries and strawberries (Which I can no longer have due to berry allergies)
  5. Drizzled with maple syrup.

What are your favourite ways to eat pancakes?



Binita Shah-Patel

Hi, I’m Binny – a writer, dreamer, serial wanderluster and travel addict. I am originally from Kenya but now live in London. I set up this blog to share my experiences eating out as well as travelling.

I love packing my bags and going off on adventures as one of the best things about travelling is the ability to just get lost in it. To set aside the maps and itineraries and just see where the road takes you, learning and evolving and living in the moment along the way.

It’s my goal to get swept off my feet as often as possible.

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  1. February 9, 2016 / 9:22 am

    I love my mom’s eggless pancakes, topped with either sugar and lemon, or berries and warm maple syrup, or chocolate mint sauce.

    • Binny
      February 9, 2016 / 9:24 am

      Mmmmmm sounds amazing xxzzz

  2. February 10, 2016 / 11:01 am

    I want some pancakes now:)

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