Pancake day!

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  1. edzbird

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    Crumpets -with so much butter you slip over. Pancakes must be folded twice, length ways, sugar & lemon in the middle then on top. I am very OCD about pancakes. Those American "pancakes" ? I wouldn't thank you for them.
     
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  2. SteffiS

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    Honey on my crumpets, as well as all the butter :).
     
  3. Aimee Lawrence

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    I didnt realise until this year just how strange people find my pancake choice but i wouldnt have them any other way. English pancakes, with chunks of dairy milk melted in the middle, rolled lengthways and sugar on top.

    Now crumpets, smother in butter or dont bother at all!
     
  4. snowbunny

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    Not a million miles from Nutella, is it? I don't think it's that strange!
     
  5. Lisa

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    Well....crumpets are delish with loads of butter and just enough honey to give a little sweetness. But I'm afraid your English pancakes look like French crepes to me...and now I will :run:
     
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    Crumpets with sliced banana, lots of melted butter and lashings of golden syrup - oh it's heavenly :) x
     
  7. snowbunny

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    Crêpes are a lot thinner, with the batter being rested for far longer (sometimes up to a day!) and usually have added butter, cream, crème fraîche or similar in the batter to add richness. They tend to be accompanied by more lavish sauces, too. Typical French pomposity ;)
     
  8. drjs@5

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    As a child a crumpet was a thicker and sweetened crepe type thing.
    Somewhere between photo 2 and photo 3.

    Agree nowadays the crumpets are thicker and for toasting. Yeah fair do.

    Still think no 2 is a crepe :)
     
  9. JenBainbridge

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    I've text OH asking him to pick me some crumpets up on his way home from night shift in the morning now :wasntme:
     
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