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Pancake Day | UK Wedding Blog

By Millerweddings @phoebewedding

Pancake Day | UK Wedding Blog


I have commandeered pancake day and turned it in to a pre birthday party party. So we shall dine on three courses of pancakes. 

Here is the recipe I use year in year out (based on Delia's I think). If you buy that pre-made stuff, you deserve to be hounded down and battered (get it?). It really is simple. Its flour, eggs and milk. You can not get it wrong. 

Pancakes - makes 12

You will need:

  • 110g flour (make sure you sift the shit out of it)
  • 200ml milk mixed with 75ml water
  • 2 eggs
  • 50g butter
  • pinch of salt


Sift the flour and salt in a large bowl.

Make a well in the center and break in the eggs, whisk to incorporate all of the flour. 

Gradually add small quantities of the milk/water - keep on whisking till the batter is smooooooooth. 

Melt the 50g butter in a pan. Spoon 2 tbsp  of it in to the batter mixture and pour the rest in to a bowl. Use a little of it in the pan each time you make a pancake. 

Always do a test pancake. Use a ladle. 

As soon as the batter hits the hot pan, tip it from side to side so it coats the base evenly. Flip. Cook for another couple of minutes - serve. 

Now, what do you have on your pancake?! I'm a classic lemon and sugar kinda gal, but this year I have bought orange and Nutella. Hold me back!

Pancake Day | UK Wedding Blog


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