12 recipes too good not to try this Pancake Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Tuesday, or simply Pancake Day. No matter what you call it, a whole day dedicated to scrumptious pancakes served up with generous helpings of toppings is always going to be a winner. From classic crêpes to fluffy American-style pancakes, we’ve whipped up a list of 12 deliciously decadent, terribly tempting recipes to enjoy. So get practising your pancake-flipping skills and stock up on essential ingredients - we guarantee you’ll be reaching for the frying pan come Tuesday 25th February. 

1. Perfect pancake recipe, BBC Good Food

When you think of Shrove Tuesday, a traditional crêpe cooked to golden perfection may come to mind. This classic recipe will ensure Instagram-worthy pancakes.

2. American blueberry pancakes, Good Housekeeping

Fancy something with a bit more oomph? A stack of American-style pancakes piled high on a plate will surely leave anyone satisfied. Drizzle with honey or syrup and a handful of blueberries for an indulgent treat.

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3. Red velvet pancakes, BBC Good Food

Regular American-style pancakes not adventurous enough? Try this red velvet twist on the staple breakfast dish. Finish off with a cream cheese frosting.

4. Blueberry, coconut and pistachio pancakes, Vegan Food and Living

With blueberry coulis, almond cream and chopped pistachios to serve, this is a sumptuous recipe even non-vegans will enjoy.

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5. Oat, banana and almond milk protein pancakes, Jamie Oliver

Pancakes don't have to be sinful. Okay, so you wouldn't eat these every day, but this Jamie Oliver recipe from is low in refined sugars and packed with fibre and protein. Best of all, they're guilt-free (almost)!

6. Nutella pancakes, Nigella

Nutella and pancakes, a heavenly combination! If there's one thing Nigella knows, it's good food. Follow this recipe for an indulgent hazelnut treat.

7. Tiramisu pancakes, Olive

An Italian twist on the humble pancake, sure to be a hit with coffee lovers everywhere. Fluffy coffee-flavoured pancakes layered with mascarpone and drenched in a mocha sauce.

8. Boozy blackberry pancakes with orange and almond, Country Living

Add some drama into the mix with this boozy recipe. Sauce the pancakes before serving and burn off the alcohol at the table. A sure-fire crowd-pleaser. 

9. Mango mojito pancakes, Waitrose

A mouthwatering combination of mangoes, zesty lime and just a hint of rum (it'd be rude not to). Top with fresh yogurt for a fresh, uplifting treat.

10. Pancakes with bacon and maple syrup, Delicious

Sweet meets savoury with this simple (but super tasty) recipe. An American stalwart which has stood the test of time, and for good reason!

11. Eggs benedict pancakes, BBC Good Food

What do you get when you take two classic breakfast dishes and combine them? We didn't know we needed eggs benedict pancakes in our lives until now. Your tastebuds will thank you.

12. Horseradish pancakes with smoked salmon and dill sauce, Delicious Magazine

Not much of a breakfast person? The addition of horseradish, smoked salmon and a delicious dill sauce turns this dish into one you can enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner.