Flippin’ good Pancakes with Aldi.
With only days until the tastiest day of the year, you’ll have flippin’ good fun this Pancake Tuesday (17th February) when you pop into Aldi. Whether you’re an amateur cook or a domestic goddess, put on your apron, heat that pan and get flipping those pancakes. Aldi have a range of Pancake Tuesday essentials, available nationwide from Thursday, 12th February.
Pancake Tuesday is the day before fasting for Lent starts, and filling up on pancakes is a tasty tradition loved throughout Ireland. Why not let the kids help out in the kitchen and rustle up some delicious delights for all of the family.
Fancy making pancakes from scratch? All of the essentials that you need to make the perfect batter are available at Aldi, and all at great value prices. Pick up a pack of Aldi’s Large Fresh Eggs €1.99 / 10 pack, Aldi’s The Pantry Plain Flour €1.29 / 2kg, Aldi’s Clonbawn Irish Fresh Milk €0.75 / 1 litre and Aldi’s Solesta Sunflower Oil €1.59 / 1 litre. If you prefer thick, fluffy, American style pancakes, use Aldi’s Clonbawn Irish Buttermilk €0.75 / 1 litre for a taste of the USA.
Once you’ve made your batter, pour it into a heated pan – Aldi’s 24cm Frying Pan €4.49 is ideal. The versatile aluminium finish allows for even heat distribution and the bakelite handle can withstand high temperatures. With a three-layer Teflon, non-stick coating, your pancakes will be perfect and will glide from the pan to your plate. Suitable for all hobs except induction, the pan is available in orange, red, green or black.
Add a dash of sweetness to your pancakes with Aldi’s Specially Selected Canadian Maple Syrup €3.99. Keep messy fingers at bay with the handle for easy pouring. Why not add some bacon for an indulgent brunch – the perfect sweet and savoury combination.
Chocoholics will go mad for Aldi’s Flavoured Chocolate Spread €1.59 – available in Chocolate Orange or Toffee Duo flavours. Delicious when spread onto your pancakes, and even better for you when you add a chopped banana.
Aldi’s Kilcree Gold Squeezy Honey €1.99 is the bees knees for added natural sweetness and a guilt-free treat. Wow the kids with Aldi’s Sprinkles €1.99, adding a splash of colour, taste and texture to every bite. Choose from sugar or chocolate to turn your pancake into a colourful masterpiece that any chef would be proud of.
Green’s Traditional Pancake Mix €0.75 is the perfect solution for busy bakers who are short on time. Put down the eggs, pack away the flour, leave the milk in the fridge and forget about making batter the night before. Simply add water and enjoy beautifully golden pancakes straight from the pan.
Slice, chop or purée your favourite fresh fruit to make delicious toppings – perfect for breakfast, and they’ll count towards your 5-a-day.
Try this tasty recipe from Aldi:
Pancakes – Makes 8 (approx.)
100g The Pantry Plain Flour
300ml Fresh Milk
Pinch of Salt
Beat the egg into the milk with the salt. Sift the flour into a bowl, make a well in the centre and slowly whisk in the milk and egg mixture until smooth. Allow to settle for 20 minutes. Heat a little oil or butter in a frying pan. Pour enough batter in to cover the base, cook on a medium heat for 30 seconds until browned, flip and cook the other side. Repeat until all the batter is used. The batter will keep cling filmed in the fridge for 2 days, just whisk before using.
The above products are available from Aldi’s 113 stores nationwide from Thursday 5th February while stocks last.