20 of the best recipes for sweet and savoury pancakes

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Fire up the stoves and pull out the whisk because the greatest day in February has arrived - Pancake Day. 

To ensure you make the right decision when it comes to flavours and toppings, we've scoured the blogger-realm for to bring you a selection of the most divine creations we've seen. 

So what will it be? A classic lemon and sugar or something far more gourmet...

  • Strawberry and Nutella Pancakes

    An oldie but a goodie. The time honoured combination of chocolate and strawberries works particularly well when smooshed together in a pancake, like this example from Julia's Album.

    Find the recipe here

  • Chocolate Amaretto Crepe Cake

    The very height of decadence, feast your eyes on his cake made from crepes, courtesy of the Sprinkle Bakes dessert blog, where the pancake layers are held together with chocolate ganache.

    Find the recipe here

  • Rice Krispie Pancakes

    The secret weapon in these powerful pancakes is cereal, namely Rice Krispies. The Half Baked Harvest blog then drizzles them in browned butter syrup. Find the recipe here

  • Eggnog Pancakes with Maple Cranberry Syrup

    Adding a festive touch to the pancake, this recipe is sticky, oozy and sweeter than a cradle full of kittens. Send your thanks to Grandbaby Cakes for this one.

    Find the recipe here


  • Brown Butter Pear Crepes

    Filled up with pears sauteed with brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg, these wafer thin crepes from the Tutti Dolci blog make for a simple yet extravagant treat.

    Find the recipe here

  • Espresso Chocolate Chip Pancakes

    These chocolate chip pancakes come smothered with an espresso glaze, making for the perfect pick-me-up, courtesy of the Dessert For Two blog.

    Find the recipe here

  • Birthday Cake Pancakes

    Strewn liberally with multi-coloured sprinkles, these birthday cake pancakes from Nikki Gladd at Seeded at the Table come topped with icing. Like a real cake, only more delicious.

    Find the recipe here

  • Peach streusel pancakes

    These peach streusel pancakes from the Pancake Princess are a sturdy, heavily topped evolution of the crepe. Greek yogurt and nice ripe peaches add to this sensory delight. 

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    There's a whole lot going on in Baked Bree's epic pancakes. Mixing up citrus, with cheese, herbs and fruit, the result is celebratory pudding perfect for making a splash - or for a lonely night in with Netflix. You decide.

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  • Rava Dosa with Summer Squash and Tomato Chickpea Masala

    Savoury pancakes deserve just as much love as their sweeter sisters. This veggie Indian dosa from Half Baked Harvest comes packed with fresh ingredients and super spices. 

    Full the recipe here

  • spinach pancakes

    These luminous spinach pancakes from Spa Bettie are vegan friendly. Serving suggestions include coating them with hummous and using them as make shift sandwich bread!

    Find the recipe here

  • Coconut Chickpea Crepes with Smoky Herbed Mushrooms

    Another savoury special, this vegan offering from Olives For Dinner uses chickpea flour for the pancake base and then simmers down some mushrooms with garlic and herbs for a potent meal.

    Find the recipe here

  • Blueberry Dutch Baby Pancake

    Don't worry, no baby's were harmed in the making of this pancake. Instead, it's a pancake that never leaves the pan - apart from when it enters your mouth. Averie Cooks tell you how to make this beautiful, oven cooked dessert.

    Find the recipe here

  • Classic Lemon and Sugar Pancake

    Nothing beats the traditional lemon and sugar pancake. Julia's Album shows you how to make this classic to perfection, with crunchy sugar and zingy citrus. Pure bliss.

    Find the recipe here

  • Spinach Artichoke and Brie Crepes with Sweet Honey Sauce

    Cheese and honey is a winning combination. Half Baked Harvest get some melty brie hanging out with sweet honey sauce as well as spinach and artichoke in this grown-up pancake recipe.

    Find the recipe here


    Blogger Holly Lofthouse has conjured up this nifty cinnamon roll style pancakes, swirling together a cinnamon filling with pancake batter and covering the whole lot in a cream cheese glaze.

    Find the recipe here

  • Funfetti Buttermilk Pancakes

    These flamboyantly named pancakes from the Sally's Baking Addiction blog are fluffy and fun. 

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  • Pancake Poppers

    Kathi from Deliciously Yum has conjured up these eye-catching pancake poppers. Little round balls of tasty joy, stuffed with choc-chips.

    Find the recipe here

  • Korean Veggie Pancakes

    The crispy Korean veggie pancakes at A Spicy Perspective come loaded with fresh vegetables, including courgette, carrot and spring onion. The zingy dipping sauce is a must.

    Find the recipe here

  • stuffed syrian pancakes

    Otherwise know as Ataiyef, these stuffed syrian pancakes are stuffed with ricotta cheese before being deep fried, dipped in chopped up pistachio nuts and drizzled in sweet syrup. 

    Find the recipe here