How to make the best pancakes this Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday: The best pancakes you can make

Make this Shrove Tuesday the tastiest yet with pancakes to convince anyone to ditch the diet for the day.

Shrove Tuesday, or commonly known as Pancake Day is the traditional feast before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Lent covers the 40 days leading up to Easter. It was traditionally a time of fasting and on Shrove Tuesday, Anglo-Saxon Christians went to confession and were “shriven” (absolved from their sins).

Nowadays, Shrove Tuesday is famous for people flipping pancakes in kitchens across the world. The event has turned into an ‘instagrammers’ dream, with icing sugar dusted pancakes covered in berries.

So how do you make the best pancakes on the most fitting day of the year? We have all of the steps you will need:

People across the country have been busy practicing for today, sharing pictures of their creations across social media. Accompanying the pancakes is a variation of toppings from bacon and maple syrup to berries and cream.