Some of the charities that benefit from the money raised on National Pancake
Day include Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Shriners Hospitals for Children, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
Last year's event was called off for the first time ever owing to horrible wintry weather, with a pancake
party held indoors instead.
Smearing salted caramel spread over a pancake
and letting it ooze out is simplicity and indulgence.
SERVING SUGGESTION Fill pancakes
with 2 tbsp of the coconut caramel, 1/2 sliced banana and a really good grating of dark chocolate and fold.
But if you're not quite sure how to put together the perfect pancake
then you need to watch this video.
And in Cardiff there's an event planned that allows you to eat as many pancakes
as you want.
recipes instruct you to heat oil or melt butter in a skillet and "fry" the pancake
For those that prefer something savoury, The Book Club will also be serving Okonomiyaki - a Japanese savoury pancake
topped with crispy katsu chicken, bonito flakes, pickled ginger, seaweed, Japanese mayonnaise and Okonomiyaki Sauce (a spiced teriyaki ketchup).
And they come no sweeter - or tastier - than a pancake
Remove the pancake
to a plate and keep it warm while you repeat the process with the remaining batter and blueberries.
Their dish is basically composed of miniature pancakes
skewered on a stick and interspaced with slices of fruit and marshmallows.
I found the Introduction to be particularly informative, especially for the novice cook; it begins with a charming recollection of the writer's childhood as she learned to prepare pancake
batter under the tutelage of her dad.