Pancake Day: How to make the perfect pancake mix

When is Pancake Day? Picture: KATJA BAINBRIDGE

Shrove Tuesday, commonly known as Pancake Day, is upon us - Credit: Katja Bainbridge

Today is one of the most delicious days of the year - Pancake Day.

While pancakes might seem like an easy treat to prepare and make, a lot of people don't always get it right - especially when flipping it in the pan.

If you don't want to cheat by using a pre-made mix, follow this simple recipe to make 12 pancakes for your family this Pancake Day.


  • 100g plain flour
  • 300ml milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower or vegetable oil

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  1. Put the flour, milk, eggs and sunflower/vegetable oil into a bowl and whisk until it makes a smooth batter
  2. Set a medium-sized frying pan over a medium heat
  3. When the pan is warm, cook the pancakes on each side for around 1 minute until they are golden - flip optional
  4. Serve with your favourite fillings

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