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American-style pancakes topped with berries, syrup and bacon

Pancake Day recipes

63 Recipes

All the pancake recipes you need for Pancake Day 2022, including sweet and savoury toppings from classic lemon & sugar crêpes to rainbow pancakes.

Try these pancake day recipes, then check out our main collection of savoury crêpe recipes and egg-free pancake recipes.

Read our review of the best pancake pans we've tested, to find the perfect one for you. Plus, see how to flip a pancake.

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  • Classic crêpes on a plate with lemon

    Classic crêpes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.88 ratings

    This basic batter recipe for crêpes and pancakes is a versatile foundation for either sweet or savoury fillings

  • Pancakes on plate with yogurt and fruit with cutlery and pot of yogurt

    Banana oat pancakes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.93 ratings

    Make our healthier pancakes using rolled oats and banana for natural sweetness. Serve with a dollop of creamy yogurt and fresh fruit

  • Pancakes on a plate with lemon wedges

    Easy pancakes

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.516 ratings

    Learn a skill for life with our foolproof crêpe recipe that ensures perfect pancakes every time – elaborate flip optional

  • Crêpes Suzette

    Crêpes Suzette

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.17 ratings

    This classic French recipe is a fine way to elevate the humble pancake into a smart pudding

  • Pancake in a pan served with cheese and ham

    Savoury pancakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Our simple savoury pancake recipe is great with a sprinkling of strong cheddar and chunks of ham for an easy supper or weekend brunch

  • Smoked ham & cheese pancakes

    Ham & cheese pancakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    A savoury pick-me-up made with gooey gruyère and smoked ham, serve these pancakes for brunch or as a light supper – they’re the perfect comfort food

  • Spinach protein pancakes

    Spinach protein pancakes

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.9 ratings

    These gluten-free buckwheat pancakes are high in protein, folate and tasty too, with buttermilk, spinach and a pinch of paprika for added punch

  • Simple nutty pancakes

    Simple nutty pancakes

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Stephen Mangan's easy breakfast pancakes are great for getting kids into cooking, and they're healthier with the addition of agave syrup rather than sugar, and chopped mixed nuts

  • Protein pancake stack

    Protein pancakes

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.8 ratings

    With 29g of protein in each serving, this delicous breakfast stack is the perfect fuel after exercise. Complete with layers of yogurt, seeds and blueberry chia jam

  • Crispy pancakes with creamy chicken and bacon

    Crispy pancakes with creamy chicken & bacon

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.9 ratings

    A grown-up homage to a schooldays favourite, these upgraded crispy pancakes are filled with creamy chicken, bacon and chestnut mushrooms

  • Dutch baby pancake with drunken cherries

    Dutch baby pancake with drunken cherries

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    These puffed up beauties are actually a sweet version of a Yorkie and are of German origin. Normally eaten for breakfast, make them dessert with boozy, syrupy cherries and ice cream

  • Pancake cannelloni

    Pancake cannelloni

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.13 ratings

    Give pancakes a savoury twist with this Italian-style meatball, spinach and ricotta filling, topped with gooey mozzarella that's ideal for Shrove Tuesday or everyday dining.

  • German-style cheese & bacon pancakes

    German-style cheese & bacon pancakes

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Be inspired by the flavours of Flammkuchen and top pancakes with smoked bacon, shallots and melted cheese to serve for Shrove Tuesday or as your next family supper.

  • Quesadilla pancakes

    Quesadilla pancakes

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Give pancakes a Mexican theme with this savoury red pepper and cheese filling - serve with spicy beans and avocado for Shrove Tuesday or all year round!

  • stack of pancakes with syrup

    American pancakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.404 ratings

    Easy, American-style, fluffy pancakes are great for feeding a crowd at breakfast or brunch. Top with something sweet like fruit, jam or syrup, or rashers of crispy bacon.

  • Gluten-free pancakes

    Gluten-free pancakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.37 ratings

    Use specialist flour in these quick and easy crepes and safely cater for those on a gluten-free diet

  • Fluffy pancakes on plate with maple syrup and pancetta

    Fluffy pancakes

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.99 ratings

    Fluffy American-style pancakes are a blank canvas for toppings like blueberries and bacon – great for breakfast in bed. Why not get the kids to help?

  • Eggless pancakes

    Eggless pancakes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    You won't be able to tell the difference with these light egg-free crepes, suitable for those with an egg intolerance

  • Dairy-free pancakes

    Dairy-free pancakes

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Skip regular milk and replace it with coconut or hemp milk in these light pancakes suitable for people with dairy or lactose intolerance

  • Free-from vegan pancakes on a plate

    Easy vegan crepes

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.12 ratings

    Practice your flip and try our easy vegan crepe recipe. These super simple vegan pancakes use a few basic swaps to create a stack of sweet or savoury crepes

  • Gingerbread pancakes

    Gingerbread pancakes

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.11 ratings

    The ultimate Christmas breakfast treat, these American-style pancakes are lightly spiced with ginger and cinnamon, topped with maple syrup and dates

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