Whether it’s a fluffy American-style number or an Indian dosa, these savoury pancake recipes all follow the same easy rule: mix flour with liquid, ladle into a pan and fry until golden. It’s up to you how to fill them for a Pancake Day feast!
Pancake Day often seems like it’s all about the sweet, but we’ve got your savoury toppings covered. Read on for some flippin’ good inspo and find out how to make the perfect pancakes.
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Super spinach pancakes
This vibrant veg-packed pancake recipe is sure to perk up your Pancake Day! A handful of spinach creates a fun green pancake that the whole family will love. Topped with creamy avo, fresh tomatoes and a dash of tangy hot sauce, this savoury pancake recipe is perfect for Pancake Day and beyond.
Crispy rice pancakes
You can guarantee some extra nutrients on Pancake Day with this recipe from Super Food Family Classics . The rice flour and yeast create a thin, crisp pancake that works beautifully with a curried chickpea mix and runny egg – a winning savoury pancake recipe you can enjoy for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Savoury pancakes with paneer & spinach
Craving some spice? Paneer and spinach pair so well with the savoury batter in this Indian-style pancake recipe, but you can get creative and mix up the spicy filling as you prefer to take it to another level. You won’t be able to resist going in for round 2!
Chickpea flour pancakes with salad & chutney
If you’re looking for vegan and gluten-free pancake ideas, the extra effort to make this savoury topping is worth it for unbelievable flavour.. Served with an avo and rocket salad, and a homemade tomato and raisin chutney on top, it’s a beautiful vegan pancake recipe to try, Pancake Day or not!
Smoked salmon rolls
Smoked salmon and crème fraîche is a classic combo. Wrapped up in a pancake, it’s even better. These little numbers are great for piling up on a big board if you’ve got guests coming round, plus they can be made in advance and kept in the fridge until the last minute if you’re having a Pancake Day party. Serve with a tasty vinaigrette dip, mustard mayo or horseradish sauce.
Crispy Peking duck in pancakes
An Asian take on pancakes, this Chinese dish never fails to please. Roast the duck until crisp and succulent, then shred and wedge it in a pancake with a dollop of homemade plum sauce and lots of fresh spring onions and cucumber. Pancake Day heaven!
One-cup brunch pancakes
Feta cheese and corn pancakes, served with avocado, streaky bacon and coriander for a real Mexican vibe – these are a seriously delicious treat. Follow the one-cup rule and they’ll take no time at all.
Leftover squash pancakes
Whisked up with a hit of sliced chilli, grated Parmesan and rosemary, these bright and healthy squash pancakes are an epic concoction of flavour. Plus, they save on food waste.
Amazing Indian dosa
Made with chickpea flour and mustard seeds, these crisp pancakes are an incredible combination of flavour and texture when wrapped around spiced roasted veg. Simple, tasty and delicious served up with a minty yoghurt dip.
Healthy cheese & corn pancakes
Pancake Day doesn’t have to be super-indulgent – tasty and super satisfying, these pancakes are made with cottage cheese for even lighter and fluffier results. Topped with caramelised banana and crisp bacon, you won’t even miss the maple syrup!
Looking for the sweet stuff? These topping ideas are flippin’ fantastic