How to make the perfect pancake for Shrove Tuesday

Elastic waistbands at the ready - one of the most treat-filled days of the year has arrived.

A recipe from The Pancake Kitchen in Seaham for Shrove Tuesday. Picture: The Pancake Kitchen.
A recipe from The Pancake Kitchen in Seaham for Shrove Tuesday. Picture: The Pancake Kitchen.

Today is Pancake Day - and however you have them, the choices are endless.

Sweet or savoury? Lemon and sugar, or chocolate? Or something totally different altogether?

Could you fancy one of these today? Picture: The Pancake Kitchen.

The Pancake Kitchen in Seaham has helped us out with a fail-safe recipe for you to try at home tonight.

It'll tickle the taste buds - and here's how you can try it out for yourself.

Ingredients for approximately 10 pancakes:

110g plain flour

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Pinch of salt

Two eggs

200mls of milk mixed with 75mls water

50g of melted butter.

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Could you fancy one of these today? Picture: The Pancake Kitchen.

Method:

Sieve the flour

Add salt

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Whisk eggs and milk in gradually

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Add butter

Sieve mix to remove lumps and bubbles

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Pour onto piping hot pan.

Flip when bubbles start to appear on surface.

Serve and top with a high grade maple syrup and good quality vanilla ice cream

Top with icing sugar.

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*Thanks to The Pancake Kitchen in Seaham for sharing this great recipe! Let us know how you get on on social media.