Perfect pancakes

For one day a year it’s perfectly acceptable to eat pancakes for breakfast, lunch or dinner – or all three – and you’re in luck, because Shrove Tuesday is just around the corner.

Whether you like your pancakes piled high with toppings or you keep it simple with lemon and sugar, our retailers have everything you need to make this Pancake Day truly special.

H&M, Children’s apron and chef’s hat

Pancakes follow a pretty easy recipe so even the smallest of chefs can get involved. Help them get into the spirit of things with their very own apron with an adorable matching hat.
Price £7.99

Iceland, Ma Raeburn’s Dutch Pancake Bites

Not everyone has the time to stage an elaborate breakfast and these pancake bites are a fantastic alternative. Stick them in the children’s’ packed lunches or treat yourself to a mid-morning snack at work.
Price £2

Tesco, Pancake Shaker Traditional Mix

If you’re not a natural in the kitchen then a ready-made mix is the perfect solution. It’s also a great idea to help little ones feel like they’re helping by getting them to shake up the bottle.
Price £1

Primark, Silicone and Wood Whisk

Nothing beats some good old fashioned elbow grease. If you don’t have an electric mixer to hand then pick up a whisk from Primark’s home section, with a huge range of kitchen essentials on offer that won’t break the bank.
Price £2

Holland and Barrett, Vego Fine Hazelnut Crunchy Chocolate Spread

Chocolate spread is always a popular topping and there’s a version out there for everyone. Vego is a great alternative for anyone with a milk allergy, lactose intolerance or for those following a vegan diet.
Price £3.99

Waterstones, Modern Pancakes

Who said pancakes have to be simple? With more than 60 recipes to choose from, you’ll be spoilt for choice.
Price £9.99

Hotel Chocolat, Strawberries & Cream Chocolate Puddles

Add a touch of luxury to your treats this year with these indulgent chocolate puddles. Perfect for sprinkling on top after serving but we bet they would taste fantastic mixed into the batter too.
Price £6.50