9 Amazing English and Scotch Pancake Recipes
February 27, 2019

Pancake Day is nearly upon us, and to celebrate we’re sharing our nine favourite Scotch and English pancake recipes for you to try. What started as an excuse to empty out the cupboards and use up the leftovers has now evolved into a truly gourmet gastro-extravaganza, so whether you prefer thick and fluffy Scotch pancakes or traditionally thinner English pancakes, you’re sure to find your perfect pairing in this list of delectably innovative recipes. Make sure you pick up plenty of ingredients – once you’ve tucked into these mouth-watering mixtures you’ll need a whole stack!


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Sweet Potato Pancakes: For Guilt-Free Gratification

Renowned for her innovative combination of fabulous flavours and nutritious ingredients, Deliciously Ella is a whizz when it comes to healthy alternatives. These sweet potato pancakes use oat milk, brown rice flour and coconut oil to create an eggless, vegan-friendly recipe that’s not only better for you but your taste buds too!
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Banoffee Pancakes: For a Joe Wicks Fix

Joe Wicks – AKA the Body Coach – creates fantastic recipes, and this one’s no exception. Healthy yet indulgent, it’s packed with protein and layered with delicious yoghurt and banana so it’s perfect for a post-workout treat.
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Buttermilk Pancakes with Bacon & Avocado: For Lovers of Brunch

With so many avo-lovers out there, it’d be madness not to include an avocado-laden Scotch pancake recipe. Couple this with some delicious bacon and it makes a mouth-wateringly good brunch. Scatter some creamy feta over the top with some coriander-chilli oil and you’ll be off to a fantastic start.
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Pumpkin Pancakes with Pecan-Maple Butter: For The All-American Appetite

Throwing together sumptuously sweet flavours that have become synonymous with our neighbours across the pond, this recipe is a great way of serving up a syrupy slice of the USA. The seasonally spiced Scotch pancakes are perfectly paired with a nutty butter that’s just delightfully naughty!
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Duck Pancakes with Spring Onions: For a Takeaway Twist

Bringing the nation’s favourite Chinese appetiser to Shrove Tuesday is surely a match made in heaven. Thinner English pancakes are preferable, and you can be as creative as you like with this one – the essentials are really just the duck, spring onions and cucumber – but don’t forget that thick and fragrant hoisin sauce!
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Baileys Pancakes: For a Cheeky Tipple

If you love the rich, creamy taste and irresistible alcoholic tingle of Baileys, this is the recipe for you. A straightforward take on the traditional Scotch pancake, you simply mix in a little Irish Cream to make a brilliantly boozy concoction that’s sure to help you beat the winter blues!
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Red Velvet Pancakes: For a Dash of Luxury

Boasting that unmistakably vibrant colour and sweet but subtle vanilla flavour, red velvet recipes have become a coffee-shop staple across the country. These Scotch pancakes are perfect for Shrove Tuesday or Valentine’s Day, with the gorgeous cream cheese glaze providing a lusciously smooth touch that makes this recipe extra special!
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Jaffa Cake Pancakes: For a Chocolatey Treat

If you’ve got a whole family to please, these Jaffa Cake pancakes will go down a treat. The kids will love the classic chocolatey flavour – as will the adults! Easy to make, it features a Scotch pancake base smothered in orange marmalade and topped with luxurious dark chocolate.
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Vegan Eggless Pancakes: For a 'Free-From' Feast

Whether you’re a dedicated vegan or you’ve just decided to keep this year’s ‘Veganuary’ New Year’s Resolution running a little longer, this eggless pancake recipe is a Shrove Tuesday essential. Great as either a Scotch or English mixture, simply sub in vegetable oil for butter, soy milk for cow’s milk and then finish with your toppings of choice!
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