Anyone who says pancakes are only for Shrove Tuesday clearly don’t love pancakes as much as we do! With just a few basic ingredients, strong wrist action and the right tools, you’ll be flipping your way to the perfect pancakes in no time. With the correct utensils you can enjoy perfect pancakes and crispy crepes whenever you want and not just on Pancake Day.
You don’t need much to get started and you probably have some of these utensils in your kitchen already, or maybe you just want to update your own equipment. Here’s everything you need ahead of 25th Feb;
Traditional Heart Pancake Pan – £91
Just when you thought pancakes couldn’t get any sweeter! Everybody knows that one of the best ways to show your love is through cooking – and with Skeppshult’s Traditional Heart Pancake Pan there’ll be no mistaking your feelings as you serve up half a dozen heart-shaped pancakes. Not only is the pan non-stick but it distributes heat evenly and will last a lifetime. It also works on every type of hob from electric to open fire, making six cute pancakes each time, all ready for your favourite toppings!
COLOURWORKS Silicone Whisk – Grey & Purple – £6.99
Because no one wants a lumpy batter, do they? This heat resistant and easy to clean whisk (combined with a little elbow grease) is perfect for making a smooth pancake batter.
Salter Silver Glitter Digital Kitchen Scales – £19.99
Get your pancake measurements right with these attractive scales from Salter that feature an easy to read large digit display and slim design for neat storage. Scales are a kitchen staple and will come in handy not just for making pancakes, but for other sweet and savoury treats.
Joseph Joseph Nest Plus 9 Mixing Bowls and Measuring Cups Set, Multi – £44
Add a splash of colour to your kitchen with Joseph Joseph. A year-round kitchen essential, these bright bowls and measuring cups are perfect for popping all your pancake ingredients in!
OXO Good Grips Silicone Flexible Pancake Turner – £8
You’ll soon become a pancake flipping pro with OXO’s Good Grips Silicone Pancake Turner.
OXO Good Grips Silicone Ladle – RRP £8
You’re going to need a good ladle for pouring that batter into the pan too! This affordable, heat resistant and non-stick one is also part of the OXO Good Grips collection.
Tefal Non-stick Unicorn Pancake Pan Bundle – £15
We are literally so excited to make a plateful of pancakes shaped like unicorns. And yes, we are fully grown adults. Now you can create your very own unicorn pancakes and earn some “cool mum” points with the Tefal Non-stick Unicorn Pancake Pan that comes with a squeezy bottle with a precision tip to ensure your pancakes are drawn to perfection. Simply wait until the pan is at cooking temperature and draw the outline so it has time to brown, before filling in the gaps with the rest of the mixture.
Stuck for inspiration? We have lots of pancake recipes on our website, whether you’re looking for something healthy or just need some topping ideas! Be sure to share your pancake pics with us over on Facebook and Twitter @UKMums.TV!