Pancake recipes

Whether you need pancake recipes for a decadent weekend brunch or are seeking out inspiration ahead of Pancake Day 2024, we’ve got sweet and savoury ideas galore, as well as a guide to walk you through how to make traditional pancakes.

Get things started with our easy pancake recipe – the classic we all know and love – or jazz things up with gingerbread-spiced American-style pancakes or savoury French galettes. We’ve got vegan blueberry pancakes, too. Adventurous cooks should try these sky-high soufflé pancakes and Indian pudla (Gujarati crêpes) from food writer Mallika Basu. Or throw a Pancake Day party in 2024 and try a variety. Let’s get flipping!

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Strawberry dutch baby with strawberry-top syrup

Strawberry recipes

Strawberry dutch baby with strawberry-top syrup

A dutch baby is a like a sweet yorkshire pudding, puffing up in the oven to create a pillowy, soft,...

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Spinach and ricotta pancakes with crispy ’nduja oil

Savoury pancake recipes

Spinach and ricotta pancakes with crispy ’nduja oil

Savoury pancakes are where it’s at. Make this Pancake Day the best yet with these vibrant green ricotta-stuffed crêpes topped...

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Gingerbread pancakes with bacon and maple syrup

Christmas breakfast recipes

Gingerbread pancakes with bacon and maple syrup

Salty streaky bacon, sweet maple syrup and fluffy gingerbread pancakes… what could make for a more festive breakfast? Dish up...

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Italian savoury pancakes (soffiatini)

Pancake recipes

Italian savoury pancakes (soffiatini)

These savoury pancakes from food writer Ursula Ferrigno hail from southern Italy, where they’re known as soffiantini or ‘whispers’. The...

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Pudla

Indian side dishes

Pudla

“With a texture somewhere between omelettes and parathas, these crepes from Gujarat are so moreish you’ll need to work hard...

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Uttapam egg roast

Healthier pancake recipes

Uttapam egg roast

“This dish is perfect for brunch as it combines the goodness of eggs with a fluffy rice pancake laced with...

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Pancakes with za’atar fried eggs

Pancake batter recipes

Pancakes with za’atar fried eggs

A fried egg is a beautiful thing – but frying it in something more flavourful than oil gives it a...

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Caramelised pineapple pancakes

Perfect pancake toppings

Caramelised pineapple pancakes

British pancakes take a tropical holiday with this pineapple and coconut topping. The caramelised sweetness of the pineapple is tempered...

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Bacon jam, spinach and ricotta pancakes

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Bacon jam, spinach and ricotta pancakes

Bacon jam is the epitome of sweet-meets-savoury, resulting in an explosion of flavour that’s as tasty as it is moreish....

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Belgian waffles

Pancake recipes

Belgian waffles

Learn how to make perfectly golden Belgian waffles with this traditional recipe from Belgian food writer, Regula Ysewijn. The secret...

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Buckwheat pancakes

Pancake recipes

Buckwheat pancakes

Whisk up golden, crispy buckwheat pancakes with Regula Ysewijn’s authentic Belgian recipe. These traditional crepes are filled with cheese, and...

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Vegan blueberry pancakes

Healthier pancake recipes

Vegan blueberry pancakes

A breakfast worth getting up for, these plant-based pancakes are light, fluffy and speckled with tangy blueberry flavour. Have you...

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Mussel and egg pancake with soy beansprouts

30-minute meal recipes

Mussel and egg pancake with soy beansprouts

Inspired by the Thai street food dish hoi tod, this speedy savoury pancake is packed with flavour and feels fancy...

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Pumpkin pancakes (Pampoenkoekies)

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Pumpkin pancakes (Pampoenkoekies)

Autumnal weekend brunches just got even better. These thick and fluffy pumpkin pancakes are popular in South Africa. Follow our...

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Malpua (Indian fried pancakes)

Pancake recipes

Malpua (Indian fried pancakes)

Malpua are sweet fried pancakes and a staple of Indian cooking – served as dessert or snacks. Vivek Singh shares...

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Buttermilk fried chicken and waffles

Savoury pancake recipes

Buttermilk fried chicken and waffles

Waffles with buttermilk fried chicken is an American classic. Top golden, fluffy waffles with crispy chicken and drizzle chilli honey...

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Carrot cake waffles with orange mascarpone and candied walnuts

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Carrot cake waffles with orange mascarpone and candied...

Fluffy waffles meet carrot cake in this delicious recipe. Top the golden waffles with candied walnuts and serve with orange...

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Galettes florentine

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Galettes florentine

Lacy buckwheat pancakes are baked with spinach, mushrooms and cheese to make spectacular galettes. A pancake recipe filling enough for...

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Soufflé pancakes

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Soufflé pancakes

Like a traditional soufflé, these sky-high pancakes rely mostly on the airy power of whisked egg white to make them...

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Malpuas (sweet pancakes)

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Malpuas (sweet pancakes)

Rohit Ghai shares his recipe for malpuas, sweet pancakes fried in ghee and dipped in syrup. Recipe from TARKARI: Vegetarian...

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Goat’s cheese pancakes

Brunch recipes

Goat’s cheese pancakes

These golden pancakes filled with goats cheese and herbs make a delicious weekend brunch. Serve with smoked salmon and lemon...

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Quick uttapam

Healthier pancake recipes

Quick uttapam

Chetna Makan shares her quick and easy uttapam recipe. These fluffy  pancakes from South India are made with rice and...

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Double chocolate pancake stack

Bonfire Night recipes

Double chocolate pancake stack

Calling all chocolate lovers: behold this chocolate pancake stack drizzled with chocolate sauce! Could Pancake Day get any more decadent?...

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Classic crêpe pancakes

Crêpe recipes

Classic crêpe pancakes

The perfect pancakes made flippin’ easy: make Shrove Tuesday a night to remember by following this classic crêpe recipe. We...