for Shrove Tuesday
the Christian church Shrove Tuesday is a day of celebration,
the last chance to feast before the austerity of the 40 days
of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday.
all the foods that are forbidden during Lent – meat, eggs,
fat and milk – are eaten up on Shrove Tuesday. This recipe
follows those rules, but you can enjoy it any time you like!
These pancakes would
make for a delicious dinner on Shrove Tuesday, or any day.
These Shrove Tuesday
pancakes fit this traditional English children's rhyme...
I be come a-shrovin',
A piece of bread, a piece of cheese,
A bit of your fat bacon...
corn and bacon pancakes
(Makes about 10 pancakes.)
1/3 cup cornmeal
1/3 cup boiling water
1 1/4 cups pancake mix
1 cup water
1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup corn kernels
1/2 cup diced cooked bacon (8 slices)
2 tbsp chopped green onion
1. Preheat skillet or griddle to medium-high heat (375ºF/190ºC).
2. Pour boiling water over cornmeal. Set aside.
3. Combine pancake mix and water, mixing until smooth. Add cornmeal mixture; mix well. Stir in remaining ingredients.
4. Cook pancakes as directed on package using about 1/4 cup batter for each.
Try ham or cooked sausage instead of bacon.
Serve with salsa for a real treat.
Add a green salad, green beans or coleslaw to make the meal
More information and recipes are available online at www.robinhood.ca
also see -> IHOP National Pancake Day
More Shrove Tuesday pancake recipes around the Web:
BBC - Pancake Day Recipes