Look for the logo this Pancake Day

Look for the logo this Pancake Day

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You can make a real difference this Pancake Day by choosing RSPCA Assured eggs.

By looking for the RSPCA Assured logo you know the hens that laid your eggs were cared for to RSPCA welfare standards and weren’t kept in cages.

Watch our pancake recipe video and find out what makes RSPCA Assured eggs different on our hen welfare page.

Just look for the RSPCA Assured logo on the egg box at:

Can't find RSPCA Assured eggs? Let your supermarket know!

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How to make a pancake

Video: https://vimeo.com/154160648

Ingredients

250ml milk
120g plain flour
1 large RSPCA Assured egg
Pinch of salt
Butter or flavourless oil

Don't forget your favourite filling!

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Pancake Day facts

  • Pancake Day - or Shrove Tuesday - is on Tuesday 13 February in 2018
  • 'Shrove' is the past tense of the old verb to shrive, which means to confess one’s sins
  • Pancake Day began as a way of using up eggs and flour before fasting for Lent
  • In the UK we use 52 million eggs on Pancake Day, which is 22 million more than a usual day
  • The world’s largest pancake, made in Rochdale, measured 49ft 3in in diameter and weighed 2.95 tonnes.
  • The expression “as flat as a pancake” was first recorded in 1761
  • Shrove Tuesday is known as Sprengidagur - or Bursting Day - in Iceland. It's celebrated by eating salted meat and peas until you're ready to burst!