In keeping with the age-old tradition, we had pancakes for tea tonight. And in keeping with my own tradition, I wonder - yet again - why we don't have pancakes more often!?!
So today, I attempted to make a stack of pancakes, and as always they were gobbled up as soon as they left the pan! In fact I had to demand that 2 were saved for me!
On a need-to-know basis, I need to know what your favourite pancake topping is? Do tell!
I don't think you can beat lemon juice and granulated sugar for the best tradition of all time. I did throw in a banana this year (with chocolate spread and squirt cream, it's true; but hey, there was fruit in there!!), but that's living a little crazy in my opinion.
I remember one year when I was about 7 or 8, my mum decided - in a vague attempt to be healthy - that we should have sweet AND savoury pancakes. Bleurgh! I DO NOT recommend tuna and sweetcorn pancakes. Thankfully, she didn't do that again!!!
And of course we took the 'how many times can you flip the pancake challenge'.
|The cat is not amused...|
My eldest reached 20 before the pancake went splat on the floor. The littlest managed a brilliant one-handed effort.
All of this to use up the eggs and fat before Lent begins tomorrow. Do you give anything up for Lent? I'm not going to this year. Instead I'm going to try to drink 2 litres of water each day. I barely drink any (unless it's caffeinated), so I'm hoping this will change my habit for the better.