Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday is on February 13th this year, always 47 days before Easter and the day before Ash Wednesday. It was originally the day to use up rich foods like eggs and milk before the 40 days of fasting for Lent.
Honey is a great topping for pancakes as it combines well with so many different foods. As well as tasting delicious, honey is also a healthier alternative to sugar, is nutritious and low in calories.
Here are some of the ways we love to eat honey and pancakes with our favourite honey suggestions.
Frozen berries – defrost in a pan with honey too make a hot sauce, spoon over pancakes and add ice cream or yoghurt. Try Zambezi Organic Honey
Fresh fruit and soft cheese drizzled with honey is deliciously creamy – combine cream cheese with icing sugar and honey to taste and serve with fresh fruit, drizzle over extra honey. Try British Orchard Honey
Ice cream and honey sprinkled with nuts is a great combination and adds crunch. Try Australian Jarrah 10+TA
Slices of banana softened in honey and served hot with ice cream are delicious and melt in the mouth.Try Wild Woodland Honey
The juice and zest of any citrus fruits combined with honey are zingy and fresh with warm pancakes. Try Balkan Black Locust Honey
Whichever honey you choose, enjoy your pancakes!