Simple English Pancakes Recipe

In England, Pancake Day is officially part of the nation’s calendar. The day before the Christian season of Lent is dedicated to the mass consumption of this slim, buttery, tender cake.


  1. 1 pint milk
  2. 2 eggs
  3. 1 tablespoon sugar
  4. 1 cup flour
  5. 1 teaspoon baking-powder
  6. 1 cup cream
  7. pinch salt


  1. Sift flour, salt, and powder together.
  2. Beat eggs with sugar, dilute with milk and cream to a thin batter.
  3. Combine wet and dry ingredients; add more milk or cream if necessary.
  4. Grease small frying pan and pour about 1/2 cup batter in it, turn pan round, that batter may cover the pan.
  5. put on hot fire; turn it and brown other side.
  6. Butter each cake and roll it up; sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.