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Five unusual pancake recipes to try this Shrove Tuesday

We've got five fun pancake topping ideas to push you out of your comfort zone and make sure you have a flippin’ great Pancake Day!

By Clementine Hall

Bored of the classic lemon and sugar combination and looking for some pan-spiration?

There’s a whole world of wonderful combinations out there so why not experiment this pancake day and get creative!

Below are five fun pancake topping ideas to push you out of your comfort zone and make sure you have a flippin’ great pancake day!

1. Prosecco Pancakes

Yep, you read that correctly. There is a way that you can introduce your favourite fizz into the simple pancake recipe!

Top these sweet treats with fresh berries and a homemade prosecco syrup for a grown up take on a pancake day classic.

Recipe: https://www.goodto.com/recipes/prosecco-pancakes

2. Vegetable pancakes

Looking for a way to get some extra veg into your diet?

These parsnip pancakes come with a honey and mustard dressing and are the perfect excuse to have pancakes for your main course AND dessert.

Recipe: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/parsnip-pancakes-honey-mustard-dressing

3. Chocolate chilli pancakes

This one sounds a bit scary but we can promise you that it works.

Add a sprinkle of cocoa powder into the mix with a little chopped chilli or chilli powder, drizzle with melted chocolate and see who can handle the heat!

4. Terrific tofu pancakes

This one is for the vegans who don’t want to miss out on having pancakes tomorrow.

Why not ditch the eggs and dairy and use silken tofu instead to create that perfectly springy American-style pancake texture.

Recipe:  https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/tofu-brekkie-pancakes

5. Tiramisu pancakes

Another one for the grown ups, add a dash of dessert wine and espresso into double cream to create that classic tiramisu flavour.

Spread this onto freshly made crêpe pancakes, fold and drizzle with melted chocolate and a dusting of cocoa powder for an indulgent sweet treat.

Recipe: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/5-ways-pancakes

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