Pancake Recipes for Shrove Tuesday & National Pancake Week

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Happy Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Day. Shrove Tuesday (Fat Tuesday) is the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. It is tradition to eat pancakes on this day because it is the last day to indulge before giving up foods that aren’t allowed during Lent. Pancakes are the perfect food to eat because they contain butter, eggs, flour, and sugar-foods most people give up for Lent. It is also National Pancake Week. Yay for pancakes! We love pancakes at our house so today we are sharing a few of our favorite pancake recipes to help you celebrate Shrove Tuesday and National Pancake Week.

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce

Cinnamon Streusel Pancakes

German Pancake with Berries

Whole Wheat Kefir Pancakes with Blueberry Sauce

Lemon Cottage Cheese Pancakes with Strawberries

Pumpkin Cinnamon Streusel Pancakes

And here are a few pancake recipes from our blogging friends that are on our must make list:

If you didn’t have time to make pancakes for breakfast this morning, don’t worry, pancakes are always tasty for dinner. We love “Brinner” at our house:) And you have all week to celebrate…and there are no excuses, because you have plenty or pancake recipes to choose from now. You might need to eat pancakes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Happy Pancake Eating!

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  1. Just has the lemon ricotta pancakes with blueberries – OUTSTANDING . Oh my goodness they were good. This is a special occasion recipe that I need to have more special occasions. Thanks for posting

  2. Oh man, those pumpkin cinnamon streusel pancakes look so freaking awesome! I could pretty much eat pancakes for every meal and not get sick of them, especially with all these different variations. Thank you so much for the pancake round-up. I definitely will be trying all of them out very very soon. Tomorrow’s breakfast can’t come soon enough!

  3. Why do I never know about these awesome culinary weeks?? And look at all these pancakes. I’m suddenly craving pancakes for dinner.

  4. Just finished the lemon ricotta pancakes and all I can say is, “Oh my!!! Thank you so much!!!”. Happy happy Fat Tuesday!!!

  5. You must be kidding…is there a National Pancake week??? It’s very interesting. You know something…this week in Peru is the “National Chilcano Week”, chilcano is a cocktail prepared with Pisco, our national liquor. Maybe I can combine a pancake with Pisco…why not?

  6. We made your chocolate dutch baby for our pancake dinner and it was delicious! We also had strawberries. I got a little fancy and whipped up some cream and added in orange zest, and fried up some bacon. Perfect breakfast for dinner. My mom has made dutch baby for as long as I can remember, but never a chocolate one. I’ll definitely be sharing the recipe with her!

  7. How many times a week do people tell you they’d like to eat at your house? These look delicious, how can I choose!?

  8. I am so with ya… “Yay for Pancakes!” I craving the pancakes with the berry syrup drizzled all over. Mmmm.

  9. Love your collection of pancakes! For as much as I love them, I don’t try different varieties nearly enough, thanks for the inspiration, definitely saving this post!

  10. How did I not realize that it was National Pancake Week? I’m drooling over the blueberry sauce… I think that would be a major hit at my house. Looking forward to trying it!

  11. My wife, Hana and I, love the pumpkin pancake recipe on this page. Excellent pick!

  12. I tried this amazing recipe to make peanut butter and jelly oatmeal pancakes the other day. It tastes best when served with strawberry jam.
    Combine 1 1/2 cup oats, 3/4 cup flour, 1 teaspoon of baking soda, sugar, and salt each in a large bowl. Set bowl aside. In a separate bowl, whisk together 2 cups skim milk, 2 eggs, peanut butter, and 3 tablespoons melted peanut butter. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and stir in the wet ingredients, being careful not to over mix the batter. Now, heat a large skillet over medium heat, and coat with cooking spray. Spoon the batter and cook the pancakes well on both sides.

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