Shrove Tuesday falls on 16 February this year and with everyone spending more time at home than usual, there’s never been a better year than now to go all out.
Whether you like yours sweet or savoury, thin or thick, homemade or hardly any effort at all, the retailers at the Bridges have everything you need to plan a Pancake Day to remember.
H&M, Canvas Apron
If you want to impress in the kitchen, then it’s important you look the part. This apron is not only stylish, but will also protect you from any splashes or spills too and is great motivation to continue baking after Shrove Tuesday.
Iceland, Pancake Pan
You don’t want your pancake flip to let you down, so you want to make sure you have the right tools for the job. Iceland is making it even easier to get prepared this year, with a special offer to buy a pan, pancake mix, Fry Light spray and a topping for just £5!
Tesco, Pancake Shaker Traditional Mix
If you’re on a budget this year, then this handy bottle could be the answer. All you need is to add water and shake to create the perfect pancake mix which leaves you room to splurge on some indulgent toppings.
Waterstones, Mr Wolf’s Pancakes
Make Pancake Day even more of an occasion for little ones, by gifting them a new book too. This tale of Mr Wolf asking all of his neighbours for help to make the sweet treat is a perfect bedtime story to finish the day.
Hotel Chocolat, Wooliam Tiddly Pot Caramel
Upgrade your pancakes with these adorable Hotel Chocolat tiddly pots. These bitesize treats are the perfect size to sprinkle into your mixture, so they melt into the pancake and create gooey chocolate pockets.
Next, 9 Piece Joseph Stackable Mixing Bowls
There’s never been a better time to take up a new hobby and if you plan to spend more time in the kitchen then why not use Pancake Day as an excuse to invest in some new equipment? This handy stack includes mixing bowls, a colander, a sieve and measuring cups which won’t take up all of your cupboard space.
Holland and Barret, Vego Fine Hazelnut Crunchy Chocolate Spread
Chocolate is an excellent pancake topping and there’s no reason why those who are vegan or allergic to dairy should miss out. Holland and Barrett is a great place to look for alternatives, such as this indulgent hazelnut chocolate spread.
Tesco, Eight Sweet Pancakes
If you’re truly hopeless in the kitchen then why not save yourself the bother and buy a pack of pre-made pancakes? They’ll taste just as good as homemade ones do once you’ve added your toppings.