Pancake Day has to be one of the most fun food-related events of the year – after all, when else do you get to throw what you’re cooking into the air? But with so much focus on the pancake itself (check out our guide if you’ve yet to master them) it can be easy to forget just how versatile they are when it comes to toppings. You might be a staunch traditionalists and see anything other than lemon and sugar as heathen, or maybe you prefer to get experimental, throwing something together from your kitchen cupboard to create something unique.
Taking inspiration from the professionals always guarantees good results, so we asked some of the best chefs in Britain to share their favourite pancake toppings. From the classic to the more outlandish, these six variations should give you some solid ideas for 28 February.