Break out the frying pan this Shrove Tuesday and get creative with our best ever pancake recipes. We have loads of inspiration for unique recipes that are guaranteed to please a crowd.


Our guides include classic favourites, such as fluffy blueberry pancakes and easy crêpes, plus extra special ideas, like our boozy espresso martini pancakes.

For the ultimate selection, see our pancake collection.

Our most indulgent pancake recipes

Blueberry pancakes with bacon

Find a luxurious treat in our most indulgent pancake recipes guide. Try serving these fluffy American pancakes with cherry-berry syrup or our lemon drizzle pancakes for a decadent weekend brunch. The sky's the limit with these super-rich pancakes.

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Pancake recipes for kids

Rainbow pancakes on white plates

Get the little ones involved in the kitchen for a hands-on breakfast. Our pancake recipes for kids highlight our easiest ideas and super-fun twists. Try our rainbow pancakes, zebra marbled pancakes or choc chip, peanut butter & banana pancakes.

Best boozy pancake recipes

Espresso martini pancakes on purple plate

Adults will love our best boozy pancake recipes. Try adding a splash of your favourite tipple to pancakes, from our outrageous espresso martini pancakes to fan-favourite gin & tonic pancakes.

Top 5 American-style pancakes

Red velvet pancakes on white plates

You'll find our fluffiest pancakes in our top 5 American pancakes guide. Try these decadent red velvet pancakes or classic blueberry pancakes. Hearty and filling, they're ideal for a breakfast treat.

5 best vegan pancake recipes

Banana pancakes on blue plate

Skipping out on dairy and eggs doesn't mean scrimping on flavour. Our 5 best vegan pancake recipes use simple ingredient swaps for a satisfying result. Try our tropical-inspired coconut & banana pancakes with a tangy passionfruit topping. For a simple, folded pancake, see our vegan crêpe recipe.

Top 10 savoury pancake recipes

Dosa filled with sweet potato

Those without a sweet tooth will love our top 10 savoury pancake recipes. Start your morning with warm pancakes stuffed with melty cheddar and ham, or hearty potato pancakes. Try our Indian-inspired sweet potato masala dosa with coconut raita for a scrumptious brunch or supper.

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