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How to make pancake mix – from crepes to scotch pancakes


Pancake day, or Shrove Tuesday, is finally here, unofficially marking the beginning of the spring season and the start of lent. However you have yours; lemon and sugar, chocolate and banana, or a savoury option, the base mix of your pancakes is the most important part of the meal.

Most mixes are made with flour, milk and eggs.

But what type of mix you need depends on what type of pancakes you want to make.

Classic pancakes, made commonly throughout the UK, are easy to make and don’t require many ingredients.

But there are many other types of pancakes that are just as easy to make as the classic flat crepe style.

So whether you like to keep it simple with sugar and lemon or branch out with more exotic toppings, here are several easy bases to make this pancake day:

Vegan pancakes

BBC Goodfood recommends the following mix to make eight servings of delicious vegan pancakes:

300g self-raising flour
One tsp baking powder
One tbsp sugar (any kind)
One tbsp vanilla extract
400ml plant-based milk (such as oat, almond or soya)
One tbsp vegetable oil for cooking


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