How to: Gluten-free Pancakes

gluten-free pancakes

Pancake Day, otherwise known as Shove Tuesday is just around the corner. Batter-based foods can be tricky if you have a gluten-free diet, so here are 4 shop-bought gluten-free pancakes and our favourite GF pancake recipe!

Historically, Shrove Tuesday is a traditional feast before the start of Lent, the 40 days fasting period in the lead up to Easter. So, it was an opportunity to use up eggs and fats.

Ready-made Pancakes…

These pre-cooked pancakes are perfect for a busy school run breakfast or a quick snack.

1. Genius Gluten-free Pancakes

Genius Gluten Free Pancakes x6

These scotch-style pancakes are perfect with a little bit of salted butter and syrup. They only take 2 minutes in the toaster, so they’re great if you’re in a morning rush. They are also milk free which is great if you also suffer from lactose intolerance.

2. M&S Gluten-free Golden Syrup Pancakes

Not many of the supermarket’s own-brand gluten-free pancakes are fantastic but these are pretty good. Unlike other options, these aren’t overly sweet and have a nice chewy texture.

Did someone say Gluten-free Pancake Mix?

Sometimes making pancakes yourself is a fun activity but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a little help! Pancake mix is a great way to get the proportions correct, so all you have to worry about is perfecting your pancake flip!

1. Freee by Doves Farm Gluten-free Pancake Mix

Freee gluten-free pancakes mix

This mix is gluten-free, Kosher, and vegan so it’s a real crowd pleaser! Simply add milk and oil to make the perfect pancakes, whether that’s thin crêpes or fat and fluffy American pancakes. Whatever you choose, don’t forget the syrup!

2. ASDA Free From Pancake Shaker

Free From Pancake Shaker

This mix is perfect for a fun family pancake-making session. You add your liquids into the bottle and then shake, shake, shake! Often, gluten-free pancakes can be rubbery or tasteless but that is certainly not the case for this mix.

Give it a go from scratch…

1. BBC Good Food Gluten-free Pancakes

Gluten-free pancakes

This recipe for crêpe-style pancakes is super simple and quick. The five-star reviews speak for themselves! The recipe recommends trying the pancakes with a squeeze of fresh orange, a very tasty twist on a classic.

There you have it, three ways to enjoy a gluten-free pancake day! If you want more tips and recommendations, join our Checkout community for the weekly newsletter.

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