Three Top Tips For Pancake Day!

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Pancake Day is on Tuesday 21st February this year, marking the start of Lent and the countdown to Easter. People all over the country will be flipping pancakes with an estimated 117 million being eaten on this single day! To help make Pancake Day fuss-free and full of fun for your family, we’ve got three tops tips with fantastic resources to back them up.

    1. Follow this simple pancake recipe!

      With only 3 ingredients and no need for weighing scales, this recipe is the easiest one around.

    1. Make the toppings fun.

It’s amazing how many animals you can make with just some chocolate sauce and fresh fruit! Put the sauce and cut-up fruit in bowls on the table and let everyone make their own in a decorating competition - winner gets the last pancake!

  1. Use Conversation Starters at the Table.

    Mealtimes are great for connecting as a family exploring faith. These five conversation starters will help to get everyone chatting and explore the meaning of Easter while you tuck into your delicious pancakes!
    1. If you could put any toppings in the world on your pancakes what would they be?
    2. Easter is in spring time, where lots of new things grow. Are there any new things you’d like to try this Easter?
    3. What do you think the chocolate eggs represent at Easter time?
    4. Lent is a time to remember the 40 days that Jesus spent in the wilderness after his baptism. Have you heard this story? What do you remember about it?
    5. Jesus didn’t eat for the 40 days in the wilderness. Can you think of a time when you’ve had to wait a long time for something?
    6. Did you know that we have a song all about making pancakes? It’s brilliant! It would make a fantastic soundtrack to your Pancake Day, which is just around the corner, on Tuesday 21st February.
You can listen here.

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Pippa Tucker

Pippa Tucker

Pippa is married to Kristian, has a two year old son and lives on the south coast of England. Pippa loves to see God revealed in the everyday. You may have spotted Pippa's hands in our craft videos!

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