Rachel Khoo's Pancake Day Tips

Get primed and ready for Pancake Day on Tuesday 17th February with these top pancake tips from the queen of crepes, Rachel Khoo.

Rachel says:

1. Make sure to lightly grease your pan and remove any excess fat with a paper towel.

2. Don't worry about the first or second pancake coming out funny. They always do!

3. Warm up your pan slowly until you have a medium hot heat.

4. Use a spatula to loosen the pancake before flipping it.

5. Flip the pancake when you the surface is matt and the edges begin to brown.

And voilà! Perfect pancakes every time! 

Here are some of our favourite pancake recipes to get you started...

Crêpes et galettes (Pancakes and Buckwheat Pancakes) - Rachel Khoo

Silver-Dollar Pancakes - Jack Monroe

Banana & Buttermilk Pancakes - 5 O'Clock Apron

American Blueberry Pancakes - Step-by-Step Baking

Lemon and Sugar Crêpes - The Cooking Book

Blueberry and Honey Pancakes - The Weekend Cookbook

Lace Heart Pancakes - Heart on a Plate


Quire of Pancakes (1714) -  Great British Bakes: Forgotten treasures for modern bakers


Easy Pancakes -  A Good Egg: a year of recipes from an urban hen-keeper


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