Pancakes and Gardening

Hello Shove Tuesday kinda creeped up on everyone this year. Here is a reblog of my pancake recipe to help celebrate pancake day. Enjoy!

Busy Elle Bee

Today is Shrove Tuesday, aka Pancake Day (recipe coming up). Having decided to make pancakes for breakfast, I thought I should take advantage of the recent Spring weather. The garden was going to have a Spring clean up, in preparation for its new designer look.

After digging, raking, pruning, shredding and clearing, I now ache in places I never knew could hurt.  Even my hair hurts!

I think I should have just given up after the pancakes!

American-style Cinnamon and Pecan nut Pancakes


115g/4oz self-raising flour
½ tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
pinch of ground cinnamon
2 large eggs, beaten
125ml/5fl oz milk
handful of pecan nuts
vegetable oil, for brushing


  1. Sieve the flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon into a bowl.
  2. Add the eggs and milk  to the flour mixture, and whisk to create a smooth batter. The batter should be the consistency of double cream.
  3. Heat a heavy…

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