Simple Pancakes

Some flipping pancakes are just the treat you need sometimes. Try out this tasty recipe and see if you can flip up something delicious.

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Makes approx.. 12 pancakes


100g plain flour

2 large eggs

300ml milk

1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil, plus a little extra for frying

lemon wedges to serve (optional)

caster sugar to serve (optional)



Put 100g plain flour, 2 large eggs, 300ml milk, 1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil and a pinch of salt into a bowl or large jug, then whisk to a smooth batter.


Set aside for 30 mins to rest if you have time, or start cooking straight away.


Set a medium frying pan or crêpe pan over a medium heat and carefully wipe it with some oiled kitchen paper.


When hot, cook your pancakes for 1 min on each side until golden, keeping them warm in a low oven as you go.


Serve with lemon wedges and caster sugar, or your favourite filling. Once cold, you can layer the pancakes between baking parchment, then wrap in cling film and freeze for up to 2 months.

This recipe was adapted from a post originally on BBC Good Food. To check out the original as well as any nutritional information, please go to

If you tried this at home for yourself, then let us know!

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