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Fresh pancakes folded on a plate with zested lemon and sugar topping
7Total Time
5Prep Time
2Bake Time

Easy Pancake Recipe

81 Reviews

  • Nut Free
  • Vegetarian

About our easy pancake recipe:

These basic pancakes are so versatile and quick to make; our foolproof recipe is a family favourite. Keep it classic with a sprinkling of sugar and lemon, or alternatively top with your favourite sweet or savoury flavour combinations. 

7Total Time
5Prep Time
2Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Mix the flour, salt, eggs and milk to form a batter. Ideally leave to stand for 30 minutes.

  2. Step 2:

    Grease an 18cm/7 inch pan with butter lightly. Spoon 2 tablespoon of batter in a heated pan for each pancake and swirl the pan so that the batter covers the pan. Cook for 1 minute each side.

  3. Step 3:

    Transfer to a plate and keep warm while you cook the remaining pancakes.

  4. Step 4:

    Serve warm sprinkled with your choice of butter, sugar and a squeeze of fresh lemon juice. Enjoy!


  • For the Pancakes

    • 120g Allinson's Plain White Flour
    • Pinch of Salt
    • 2 Egg(s) (free range)
    • 300ml Milk (whole)
  • For the Topping

    • 25g Butter (unsalted)
    • 2 tbsp Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 1 Lemon juice (freshly squeezed)


  • Bowl
  • 18cm/7 inch pan

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