Make sure you walk away from Pancake Day like the Man Food hero you truly are with our top 10 foodie tips....
 
Beer and bacon mancakes


 
The absolute epitome of Man Food. Embrace your inner bloke and layer up your pancakes with sweet sweet bacon and delicious booze.

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Ham and egg savoury crepes

A savoury and protein filled option that’s just like normal pancakes but also just like breakfast.

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Byelorussian kolduny (potato pancakes stuffed with ground meat)

You know what Chuck Norris puts in his pancakes? Ground beef. Probably. The ultimate mancake.

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Dutch Baby pancakes


 
Why make a pancake stack this Shrove Tuesday when you can make one giant pancake and slice it like a cake? Side note. It’s not actually Dutch. It’s actually an Americanised German dish with a typical disregard for geography.

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Sweet potato pancakes and buttermilk syrup


 
Not only are sweet potatoes a delicious alternative to eggs, they’re good for you too. The natural sweetness from the sweet potato takes this recipe to the next level and will leave you stuffed but also a little healthier.

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Pear pancakes with whisky maple syrup


 
You know how every year Pancake Day comes around and you’re all, “Why doesn’t my pancake have more fruit and alcohol in it?" Us neither. But this still looks awesome and comes with an added ‘hair-of-the-dog’ style hangover cure.
 
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Boston cream pie pancakes

 


Essentially the pancake form of a heart attack, but probably the most irresistible recipe we could find. With pastry cream between each layer of pancake and chocolate ganache drizzled over the top, it’s an artery-busting wet dream.

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Lemon poppy seed pancakes
 
For those that always feel short-changed by the measly citrus drizzle you get with your sugar every year. You’ll never squeeze a synthetic lemon again.

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Spicy beef pancakes

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Ham hock, gruyere and duck egg spelt galettes


Like a normal pancake, but posher.

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Words by Callum Chaplin.