7 Ways To Beat Up The Batter And Celebrate National Pancake Week

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Feb. 27, 2015

It is time to fatten yourself up before you start fasting for Lent. Celebrating National Pancake Week gives you the perfect opportunity to do so in style. Here are 7 spectacular recipes from across the world that will prompt you to grab your griddles. Enjoy!

Start with the basic recipe and gradually progress to the more complex ones. Learn how to make it properly by staying with ifood.tv throughout the week.

1. French Crepes

Give your breakfast a French twist by creating these thin pancakes. You are free to fill it with anything you like. Cream, fruit or jam. Satisfaction guaranteed! Top it with maple syrup or chocolate, if you are determined to gorge before Lent.

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2. Buckwheat Blinis

This is Russias ode to the National Pancake Week. The thin pancakes, made with yeast taste wonderful when served with caviar. You can substitute the worlds most expensive food item with smoked salmon of course.

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3. Swedish Pancake

The Swiss version is similar to a thin crepe and is typically eaten with jam made from exotic fruits like lingonberry. A cherry compote is an excellent topping as well.

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4. Potato Pancakes

This is just great for dinner. The crispy potato pancake fills both the mind as well as the body. You can make it in a jiffy too. Watch the video for inputs.

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5. Dutch Baby

It is German in origin despite its name. But the golden pancake also known as Bismarck warms the heart and sits lightly on the stomach. Grab yours first thing in the morning!

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6. Flapjack

Its just another name for a pancake but sounds so much better, doesnt it? Well, you are free to experiment with it by adding anything and everything you fancy. Try giving it a blueberry flavor to get out of Lent blues.

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7. Blintz

No leavening agent here but that does not translate into less yummy at all. Try the cheesy ones for a melt-in-the-mouth experience and celebrate the week in a fitting way.

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