50 best pancake recipes

50 best pancake recipes

Pancake day is looming, and I don’t know about you but I’m always unprepared for the day. It’s always a last minute dash to the supermarket for eggs and I usually end up making something uninventive (strange for a food blogger!) So this year I thought I would compile a list of 50 pancake recipes to try from my favourite UK foodie bloggers and here’s what I came up with.

I’ve gone a bit pancake mad whilst writing this post but now I can be sure I won’t ever be far away from a pancake recipe to choose from! I’m definitely going to make one from this list but it’s going to take me a long time to pick! That’s why i’ve been kind enough to sort them out into categories to make it easier to choose. Although some of them could clearly have been in more than one. I’d recommend having a click around on a few first before deciding as they’re all hidden gems!

Happy flipping!

Free-from choices

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Pancakes

My top pick – Fab Food 4 All’s gluten-free chocolate chip pancakes

Throw it all in a jar with these easy-to-make gluten and dairy-free pancakes in a jar from Free From Fairy.

The Intolerant Gourmand shows us how free-from pancakes aren’t tasteless with her perfect free-from pancakes recipe

Cutting out refined sugar? Glutarama’s apple and cinnamon pancakes are a good choice. They’re also gluten, dairy and egg-free

No need to miss out if you’re gluten-free. Fab Food 4 All has got you covered with the gluten-free chocolate chip pancakes

The vegan ones

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My top pick – Easy Peasy Foodie’s oat, almond and banana pancakes with frozen berry pancakes

If you fancy something a bit smaller, these mini egg-free apple ring pancakes from the Peachicks Bakery are worth trying!

Calling all gingerbread fans (me, me, me!!) the gingerbread fluffy vegan pancakes from Veggie Desserts are the ones for you!

Easy Peasy Foodie’s stack of oat, almond and banana pancakes with frozen berry compote look absolutely divine!!

Get those veggies in

Pea Pancakes

My top pick – these mini pea pancakes from My Kids Lick The Bowl

Go green with envy with these Kefir Kale Pancakes from Tin and Thyme

Get your daily-dose of iron from Sneaky Veg’s green pancakes with spinach

Sneaky Veg assures us that the veg is entirely hidden in these sweet potato spelt pancakes – great for the kids!

These best mini pea pancakes from My Kids Lick The Bowl, are a great healthy snack for children

Make a meal out of it with Searching for Spice’s Leek pancakes with spinach, kale and ricotta

‘I can make you whole again’ with wholewheat pancakes

Nutella Spelt Pancakes

My top pick – Baking Queen 74’s Nutella spelt pancakes

Don’t want your pancakes round? Try these wholewheat almond Nutella sheet pancakes from Lathis Kitchen

Add some sunshine to your day with these sunrise wholewheat pancakes from Lathis Kitchen

Love coconut? Try these wholewheat banana coconut pancakes from Lathis Kitchen

Use the super spelt grain as an alternative to a wholegrain (same properties) with these Nutella spelt pancakes from Baking Queen 74

I love the flavour combo of Casa Costello’s wholewheat chocolate chip and orange blossom pancakes



From the the land of the free (American-style)

Gingerbread buttermilk pancakes

My top pick – Beach Hut Cook’s gingerbread buttermilk pancakes

These healthy, fluffy American pancakes with walnuts and banana from My Gorgeous Recipes are perfect for breakfast

For the fluffiest pancakes, try the Petit Cook’s Fluffy American Pancakes recipe

Try something a bit different with these ricotta pancakes from Chez Maximka

Go blueberry mad with these thick, puffy pancakes made with maple and blueberry syrup from Every Nook and Cranny

Be basic and add what you like with these classic pancakes from Little Sunny Kitchen

Buttermilk always makes the best pancakes. I’d recommend Beach Hut Cook’s gingerbread buttermilk pancakes

My buttermilk pancakes from my other blog are a cross between a crepe and an American-style pancake. Couldn’t figure it out they were really tasty with tons of syrup and creme fraiche

Stay inside the box (traditional) 

Classic pancakes

My top pick – Jo’s Kitchen Larder’s classic pancake how-to recipe

According to My Gorgeous Recipes, this is the perfect French crepe recipe

In a hurry? Try Keeper of the Kitchen’s quick pancake mix recipe

Jo’s Kitchen Larder shows you how-to create the best classic pancakes

Make a savoury crepe with Miss Pond, as she shows you how to create it in 3 ways (Savoury Pancakes 3 Ways)

Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen decided to stop playing pancake Russian roulette and has posted how she found out her perfect pancake recipe

I’m going all out (indulgent picks)

Cadbury Creme Egg Pancakes

My top picks – Foodie Quine’s Cadbury’s Creme Egg pancakes

Cadbury’s Creme Egg fans should try Foodie Quine’s delicious Cadbury’s Creme Egg pancakes

Keep the chocolate a surprise with these Nutella IN pancakes from Foodie Quine.

I’m such a fan of caramelised bananas, so i’m sure the Baking Explorer’s pancakes with caramelised bananas and homemade Nutella would be a hit in our house!

Love salted caramel? Try Beach Hut Cook’s salted caramel pancakes – they look delish!

Love Cinnabon?? Arugula and Rocket’s cinnamon roll pancakes look very similar but in pancake form!

Supper in the Suburb’s cinnamon pancakes with stewed apple and caramel sauce give me all the Autumn-feels

Create something unique 

Baby Pancakes with apple and oat

My top picks – My Kids Lick The Bowl’s apple and oat baby pancakes

Go a bit further with your pancakes by creating your own sourdough starter and making these Yukon Flapjack pancakes from Chez Maximka

For babies – My Kids Lick The Bowl has created a recipe of apple and oat baby pancakes great for baby-led weaning

If you’re a Disney fan, you’ll love Charlotte’s Lively Kitchen’s how to make a Mickey Mouse pancake recipe

Fab Food 4 All’s Chilli Pancake Stack looks like a meal in itself! I bet I would devour it in seconds!

Get arty and create your own pancake art with Supper in the Suburb’s supers cute Lace Heart Pancakes

Overindulge with Kavey Eats’ quick and easy speculoos & mascarpone pancake cake 

These cheese, ham and chilli jam pancakes from Kavey Eats reminds me of the green eggs and ham rhyme from Dr Zeus

Burns night has been and gone but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy Foodie Quine’s Haggis, Neeps and Tatties pancakes!

Dieters don’t go without

Keto Pancakes

My top pick – Recipes from a Pantry’s perfect keto pancakes

These syn-free Slimming World oat crepe pancakes from Tastefully Vikkie looking certainly sinful!

Keto dieters, look here! Recipes from a Pantry has the perfect Keto pancakes that are gluten-free too

Around the world

Atayef pancakes

My top pick – Atayef pancakes from Little Sunny Kitchen

These apples dipped in batter and then fried like a pancake are traditionally Polish and are from Little Sunny Kitchen (Polish Apple Pancakes); they look like heaven to me!

Head off to the sunny Middle East with these only eaten during Ramadan, filled Atayef pancakes from Little Sunny Kitchen

Go Malaysian by making Eat Cook Explore’s Malaysian pandan pancakes with palm sugar and coconut stuffing

I’m intrigued by these Dutch mini pancakes made with Moose Maple butter from Lost in Food

Become a true Nord and bake your pancakes in the oven like Supper in the Suburb’s does with her Scandinavian oven baked pancakes 

Did you manage to choose? Let me know in then comments which one was a winner for you!

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