How To Make The Perfect Pancakes

Never braved it and made pancakes from scratch? They’re cheap, cheerful and tasty!

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Or you can cheat and go to the amazing Crepe Affaire!

Here’s a quick guide on how to make easy, quick and yummy pancakes! Click To Tweet

You only need 4 things:

  • 100g plain flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 300ml milk
  • oil or melted butter, for frying

And a frying pan! Choose a good one, preferably small, for smooth pancakes.



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How to make them:

  1. Put the flour, eggs and milk into a bowl or large jug, then whisk to a smooth the mixture.
  2. Set a frying pan (small or medium) over a medium heat and drop in a bit of oil.
    Spread the oil around and when hot, tip your pancake mixture in. Spread the mixture around the pan.
  3. Fry for about 1 minute on each side until golden. You can pile them up on a plate in the oven to keep them warm as you go along.
  4. Serve with lemon and sugar or have fun using your favourite fillings. You can roll or fold the pancakes as you wish.

Ta-Dah! You are the perfect pancake maker!

Filling and topping ideas:

  • Lemon and sugar – the classic!
  • Cooked apple and syrup
  • Strawberry and chocolate
  • Chocolate and cream
  • Lemon and raisins (you can cook the raisins into the mix too!)
  • Strawberries and cream
  • Bacon and maple syrup

What’s your favourite pancake topping or filling?

P.S. I’ll update this post when I find my pancake pictures, but they’re never as picture perfect as Crepe Affaire! (This is not an ad or sponsored – I just love them!)