If you're planning to celebrate this Shrove Tuesday, then check out these three amaze recipes for some delicious pancake toppings, to make the day pretty memorable
Chocolate & Strawberry Pancakes
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
110g plain flour
2 medium free range eggs
300ml semi-skimmed milk
2 tablespoons olive oil
180g strawberries chopped in half to serve
120g Philadelphia with Cadbury
1 Whisk together the plain flour, eggs and milk. Let the mixture rest for 30 minutes or up to one hour if you have time.
2 Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a shallow frying pan, then pour in 2 tablespoons of the mixture and swirl so it spreads to the edges.
3 Cook for 1 minute before flipping over and cooking on the opposite side for another minute, then remove from the pan.
4 Repeat until all the mixture is used up.
5 Spread each pancake with approximately 15g of the cream cheese with chocolate. Divide the strawberries between the pancakes and fold them over.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
150g cream cheese, softened
1 tablespoon icing sugar, to sweeten
400g tinned pear slices (in juice), drained
150g mixed frozen berries, defrosted
6 plain pancakes
Ground cinnamon or icing sugar, to dust
1 Mix together the cream cheese and icing sugar. Place the berries and pear slices in separate pans and heat gently until warmed through.
2 Heat the pancakes (as directed on the pack) and fold in half and then in half again to form triangles.
3 Fill with the cream cheese mixtute and top with the warm pear and berries. Place on a serving plate and dust with a little ground cinnamon or icing sugar to serve.
Smoked Salmon and Avocado Mousse on Blini Pancakes
Prep time: 10 minutes
2 very ripe Hass avocados
100g Philadelphia Original
Zest of 2 limes
8-12 blinis (dependent on size)
4 large slices smoked salmon
½ punnet coriander
2 tablespoon avocado oil
1 Make the mousse by scooping out the flesh from the avocados and blending with the cream cheese and lime until light and very smooth. Season to taste.
2 Pass through a sieve to remove any lumps and place in the fridge.
3 Quenelle the mousse on top of the blinis and lay the salmon on top.
4 Scatter over a few stalks of coriander or cress and drizzle with avocado oil.
Try these other great pancake recipes:
Breakfast Pancakes With Crispy Bacon & Syrup
Bubble & Squeak Pancakes
Make Your Own Pancakes