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Crepe Flambee

You can, of course, fire up Pancake Day by setting your crepe alight. Either flambe at home, or take a trip to authentic creperie Mamie’s for The La Gaugin – banana, chocolate, Chantilly cream and flambé rum. [Photo: Samphire] 

13 ways with pancakes to liven up Shrove Tuesday

Ellen Manning

Who doesn’t love Pancake Day – the one day of the year where it’s perfectly acceptable to gorge yourself on pudding pretty much all day.

Once upon a time good ol’ lemon and sugar might have been the go-to topping for your Shrove Tuesday treat. But like most other things in the world of food, the ante has been upped and you won’t be surprised to find all sorts of weird and wonderful additions to your plate of pancakes.

Whether you’re making them at home or off out in search of something a bit different, here are 13 ways with pancakes to liven up Shrove Tuesday.

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