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Pancake Day brings with it lemon, sugar and syrup but are they only used to hide the dismal pancake underneath? We all want  to show our flipping skills but they normally end up a flop. So, here are some top and slightly odd, tips for ‘Perfect Pancakes

The basics needed for a pancake mixture are flour, eggs and milk but too much or too little of these simple ingredients can be disastrous. BBC’s Good Food website suggests 100g flour, two eggs and 300ml milk for eight easy pancakes. But, the Guardian online says a little more flour, a little less milk and one egg for eight perfect pancakes.

THE FLIP

It’s every pancake-makers worst moment – the flip! To balance the batter on the edge of the pan and prepare it to somersault through the air can make even the most confident chef shake. And that is the last thing you need when holding a hot frying pan. And speaking of pans, make sure yours is a non-stick or a burnt pancake is on the cards.

AND FINALLY…

Toppings. Simple lemon and sugar can be nice but why not go all out with the whipped cream and berries and …

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