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Easy Pancake Recipe

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Serves 8
Serves 8

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. 

7 ingredients4 steps
  • Nut Free
  • Vegetarian


  1. Step 1

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

    Ingredients for this step

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

    • 120gAllinson's Plain White Flour 
    • Pinch ofSalt 
    • 2Egg(s) (free range) 
    • 300mlMilk (whole) 
  • For the Topping

    • 25gButter (unsalted) 
    • 2 tbspBillington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar 
    • 1Lemon juice (freshly squeezed) 


  • Bowl
  • 18cm/7 inch pan

81 Baker Ratings

I made these last night for Pancake day and wow they were yummy, I didn't leave enough room to manage to eat anything else except these for the evening! My daughter and husband loved them too, I'll definitely be doing these again - thank you :)

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