best type of pancakes around the world

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Kimchi pancakes

Feel like snacking on a spicy Korean pancake? Although this is closer to an omelette than a traditional pancake, the spicy kimchi and mushroom filling is utterly irresistible. With just 10 minutes of cooking time

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Banh xeo

Named for the sizzling sound (xeo) the pancake batter makes when it hits the pan, these savoury Vietnamese pancakes can be stuffed with beansprouts, prawns or chicken.

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Austrian kaiserschmarrn

Also known as Austrian pancakes or emperor’s pancakes, these light, fluffy and super-sweet pancakes are perfect for dessert.

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Sweet blinis

Even though these cute little Russian blinis taste wonderful with a bit of cream cheese and smoked salmon, the sweet version of these pancakes is incredibly versatile.

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Scotch pancakes

You’re guaranteed to get any late sleepers out of bed with the aroma of these Scotch pancakes. Served with warm strawberries, mascarpone and melted cinnamon butter, they’re the ultimate breakfast indulgence.

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Classic crêpes

You probably have all the ingredients for these thin pancakes, otherwise known as crêpes, at home already.

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Crêpe cake

We’ll let you in on a little secret – although this crêpe cake looks impressive, it’s very simple to make.

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Lemon and caramel crêpe cake

This crêpe cake is layered with delicious lemon curd and a soft creamy filling. The burnished caramel top makes it a real showstopper.

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Almond crêpes with plums

On the hunt for a pancake recipe with a difference? Look no further than these wonderfully light crêpes.

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Crêpes Suzette

A retro classic, crêpes Suzette have never gone out of fashion in our opinion. The winning mix of delicate crêpes and boozy citrus sauce is just so delicious. You could forgo making your own crêpes

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Mushroom and brie-stuffed pancakes

Perfect for a quick and filling lunch, these tasty crêpes are stuffed with garlicky mushrooms and melting brie cheese for a wonderful melt-in-your-mouth bite.

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Strawberry and caramel pancakes

Another excellent pairing is zingy strawberries with sticky caramel. Ready in just 15 minutes, this recipe requires minimal effort

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French galette

A crispy pancake wrapped around a cheese-and-egg filling, anyone? Admittedly, this recipe does include a 60-minute batter resting time

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Apple pancakes

No German kitchen is a stranger to apfelpfannkuchen, or apple pancakes, and it’s time you brought those orchard flavours into your house too. These fruity pancakes don’t need any added sugar

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