Today is pancake day, which means the whole family sits down to enjoy plates full of pancakes. However, be it sweet or savoury, deciding what to put on your pancakes can be impossible. To help make it easier we have made a list of the tastiest toppings, whether it be Nutella or smoked salmon and cream cheese, we have the perfect toppings to tickle your taste buds.
1. Strawberries and Whipped cream
If you want something that is slightly healthy but still allows you to indulge, strawberries and cream is a great idea. It allows those who don’t fancy an overpowering taste to have something subtly sweet.
For any chocolate lover, Nutella is the go-to option, especially on warm pancakes. The Nutella melts perfectly to produce a smooth layer of liquid chocolate, making it a pancake day classic.
3. Ham, Egg and Cheese
Not everyone loves a sweet topping, but the wonderful thing with pancakes is they also taste great with a variety of savoury toppings. Ham, egg and cheese are one of these yummy choices. This mix of English breakfast style toppings is something you simply have to try.
4. Bacon, Blueberries and Maple Syrup
Although this one may seem slightly weird, it is surprisingly tasty. Inspired by American style pancakes it gives the perfect balance between savoury and sweet, especially when on top of thick battered pancakes.
5. Lemon Juice and Sugar
This is a British pancake classic. The sour bitterness of the lemon juice perfectly complemented by a sprinkling of sugar. It’s sure to make for a scrumptious pudding of pancakes.
6. Peaches and yoghurt
For those looking for a lighter option, this topping is a healthy spin on peaches and cream. Making for a sweet and creamy topping it’s simply delicious.
7. Smashed Crunchie Chunks and Whipped Cream
If you love the mix of honey combe and chocolate, then this pancake is for you. It is made simply by a taking a Cadbury’s Crunchie bar and smashing it into smaller chunks, then topping it off with a squirt of whipped cream.
8. Banana and Sugar
Sometimes simple is better and this is defiantly an example of that. Whilst you might think it sounds bland, it most definitely is not, the taste of the fresh Banana goes amazingly with a light dusting of sugar.
9. Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese
This savoury pancake is mouth-wateringly delicious, especially when topped off with a sprinkling of black pepper. It makes for a great option to have as a breakfast pancake, meaning you can start your day off in the right way!
10. Ice Cream and Fresh Fruit
The cold silkiness of vanilla ice cream mixes superbly with the equally sweet fresh fruit. You could use any of your favourite fruits for these pancakes, it’s up to you!