Perfect pancake toppings

An exceptional pancake requires a silky-smooth batter, whisked to perfection, and a topping fit for royalty. Sweet or savoury, enjoy our suggestions for this year’s Pancake Day for you to create at home.

Packed with protein, deliciously flavoursome, and glistening with golden colours, these splendid chickpea pancakes offer a modern twist on the classic culinary tradition. A fantastic light supper, brunch, or lunch dish to make with friends.

Chickpea pancakes with poached duck eggs

For something a little sweeter, why not try the unique and charming Kaiserschmarrn. Traditionally Austrian, these delicious, boozy, shredded pancakes are wonderful with fresh berries and a decadent dusting of icing sugar – who’s tempted?