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How to make British-style pancakes

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As Pancake Day always takes place 47 days before Easter Sunday, its actual date on the Gregorian calendar can vary.

This year, the annual food-filled event is taking place on Tuesday 16 February, according to the Independent. 

Pancakes are one of the most versatile breakfast foods. They can be flavoured a million different ways, topped with fruits or chocolates, served with butter, ice cream and a variety of sauces and syrups.

Here is a British styles quick and simple recipe that are super-easy, even if you have no idea where to start.

British-style pancakes

Ingredients (makes 8-10)

100g plain flour

2 large eggs

275ml semi-skimmed milk

Butter or oil for cooking

Lemon wedges and caster sugar to serve


1. Sift the flour into a large bowl and add the eggs and milk. Whisk the mixture well until all the ingredients are combined and lump-free.

2. Next, heat some butter or oil in a small frying pan over a medium heat. Add a little pancake batter, swirl it to cover the base and cook for around a minute before flipping to cook the other side.

3. Remove the pancake from the heat and keep warm in a low oven while you make more. Serve with your choice of topping.

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