Aldi releases unusual Pancake Day recipes - including a boozy brunch pancake

Pancake Day is well and truly crêping up on us, so to celebrate, discount supermarket Aldi has some boozy pancake recipes that are easy to make this Shrove Tuesday.

Whether you’re looking to add a caffeine kick or a vegan twist to your Instagram-worthy stack, these recipes have everyone covered for a delicious Pancake Day.

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Insta-Perfect Pink Pancakes

Ingredients

160g cooked beetroot200g self-raising flour100ml milk1tsp baking powder50ml squeezy honey25ml vegetable oil1tsp vanilla extract2 large eggs50ml of Aldi’s Greyson’s Pink Gin

Method

Simply chop up the beetroot and put into a food processor along with the milk, oil, honey, vanilla essence, eggs and Aldi’s Greyson’s Pink Gin.

Blitz until smooth.

Make a well with the dry ingredients and slowly add and mix in the liquid ingredients. For each pancake, add 4tbsp into a pan and cook for one minute on each side.

‘Rise and Shine’ Boozy Brunch Espresso Pancakes

Ingredients

150g plain flour120g Greek yoghurt2tsp Americano instant coffee2 large eggs1tsp baking powderpinch of salt50ml milk25ml vegetable oil50g caster sugar50ml of Aldi’s Bellucci Amaretto

Method

Put the flour, baking powder, coffee and salt into a bowl and mix well.

In another bowl, put the yoghurt, milk, oil, eggs and Aldi’s Bellucci Amaretto and mix.

Make a well with the dry ingredients and slowly add and mix in the liquid ingredients.

For each pancake, add 4tbsp into a pan and cook for a minute on each side.

Sweet Treat Vegan Cacao Caramel Pancakes

Vegan Sweet Pancakes

Ingredients

130g plain flour25g cacao2tsp baking powder250ml almond drink35ml melted coconut oil35ml maple syrup1tsp vanilla essencepinch of salt50ml of Aldi’s The Infusionist Caramel & Hazelnut Rum Liqueur

Method

Put the flour, cacao, baking powder and salt into a bowl and mix.

In a separate bowl, add the almond drink, coconut oil, vanilla essence, maple syrup and Aldi’s The Infusionist Caramel & Hazelnut Rum Liqueur and whisk.

Make a well with the dry ingredients and slowly add and mix in the liquid ingredients.

For each pancake, add 4tbsp into a pan and cook for a minute on each side.

Aldi’s full range of Pancake Day recipes can be found here.