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stack of chocolate and cherry pancakes

How to make Amazing Chocolate Cherry Pancakes


How to make Amazing Chocolate Cherry Pancakes Oh yes! This week I have been experimenting and have mastered how to make amazing chocolate cherry pancakes! These pancakes are soft, fluffy, chocolatey and definitely delicious! Now, let me tell you that I am not generally a chocolate anything fan… chocolate yes, but chocolate cake no, chocolate ice cream no, chocolate sauce…

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Have a Fantastic FoodSavvy Pancake Day!


Why Pancakes? ? Pancakes are traditionally a way of using up all the leftover rich foods before the start of the Christian period of Lent. Eggs, fats and milk based foods were all used up on Shrove Tuesday (a.k.a. Pancake Day) prior to the 40 days of fasting. Nowadays, whilst some people do still follow this tradition, the majority of…

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Happy Pancake Day & Fairtrade Fortnight!


Happy Pancake Day & Fairtrade Fortnight It’s pancake day! Well, actually in our house it’s nearly always pancake day but today is ‘officially’ pancake day! 😛 That said I don’t usually get a request for pancakes before 7am! “Get up Mum, we need to make pancakes!” BEFORE school? Oh my! Usually I can get away with just making my own…

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Healthy Egg-Free Pancakes! Vegan & gluten free!


Healthy Egg-Free Pancakes! Vegan & gluten free! Pancake Day, Shrove Tuesday or whatever else you like to call it, definitely calls for these lovely healthy filling pancakes! Much as the fact I eat pancakes at least once twice a week, I never get tired of them!   There’s no added sugar, ,no added fat, no gluten, no egg and no dairy… just…

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Free From Pancakes for Pancake Day


Free From Pancakes for Pancake Day It’s Pancake Day! 🙂 Or ‘Shrove Tuesday’ as is the traditional name as ‘shrove’ comes from the word ‘shrive’ which means absolution from sin or to confess. This day started as a Pagan festival, then became a Christian festival preceding the 40 days of Lent which will start tomorrow (Ash Wednesday). Traditionally pancakes were…

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