Shrove Tuesday 13th February
Pancake Day/ Shrove Tuesday
Fluffy American Pancakes
Makes 6 (Double or triple as required)
135g/4 3/4oz plain flour
1tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp caster sugar
130ml/ 4 1/2fl oz milk
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 tbsp melted butter or olive oil (plus extra for cooking)
Anything you fancy, but here are a few suggestions
Maple Syrup/ Golden Syrup/ Nutella
Raspberries / Strawberries / Blueberries / Chocolate Chips
1. Place all of the ingredients together in a large bowel and mix till smooth.
2. Heat a non stick frying pan over a medium heat. Add oil to pan and a ladle of batter.
If your pan is big enough cook several pancakes at the same time.
3. When the top of the pancake begins to bubble turn over and cook the other side until golden brown.
4. Repeat until all the batter is used up and then serve with your choice of toppings.