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The 10 best pancake mix brands you need to buy for Pancake Day

Get delicious fluffy pancakes in minutes with these flipping good ready-made mixes

Pancakes – so delicious, whether you like the basic sugar and a squeeze of lemon variety or something posher, heaped with berries and yoghurt – or even a savoury crepe.

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If you want to take all the hassle out of pancake making, the easiest thing to do is pick up a ready-made mix – all you have to do is add water or milk and you’re good to go.

With Pancake Day – aka Shrove Tuesday - approaching on 1 March, we’ve rounded up the best pancake mix brands, including some vegan and dairy-free options. Most of these are super speedy delivery, so there’s still time to buy!

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How long does pancake mix last?

If you don’t want to eat all your pancakes in one sitting you can store your mix and save it for later – if it contains milk or eggs you shouldn’t leave it at room temperature for more than two hours, however.

The best thing is to put it straight in the fridge, where it should be good for two to four days if it contains milk or eggs. And don’t forget – you can freeze pancake batter. Put it in a ziplock bag – the thinner you make it, the quicker it will thaw so you can use it again.

Best American pancake mix

Bisquick pancake & baking mix, £4.69, Amazon

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Amazon stocks this American import – it’s a recipe that’s been around since 1930 and has hundreds of five star reviews. Add a little extra milk and the pancakes come out extra fluffy!

Aunt Bessie’s American Style pancake mix, £2.02, Amazon

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Aunt Bessie’s pancake mix is made with two eggs, and as such has more of an eggy taste – this is a one for pancake fans who like a heavier pancake.

Best budget pancake mix

Pancake shaker mix, £1, Tesco

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This mix is super easy to use – you fill with water up to the line and shake it up and you’re ready to go!

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Morrisons plain pancake shaker, £1, Amazon

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Morrison’s shaker has also scored rave reviews from shoppers, and it’s available on Amazon if you have a Prime Account

 

Waitrose pancake mix, £1.75, Waitrose

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Waitroses mix is good for UK or US style pancakes as well as Yorkshire puddings.

Best multipack classic pancake mix

Greens pancake mix (six pack) £9.49, Amazon

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Several Amazon users proclaim Green’s pancake mix to be the undisputed best for classic pancakes. There’s enough in this multipack of six to make a total of 60 pancakes, which should keep you going for a while!

Best pancake mix for kids

Funfetti rainbow pancake mix pack of two, £19.99, Amazon

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If you’re looking for something extra fun for the little ones, this pancake mix has candy pieces of every colour of the rainbow!

Best vegan and gluten free pancake mix

Superfood bakery Plant power protein pancake mix, £4.99, Amazon

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This healthy mix is made with organic ingredients and includes brown rice flour, chickpea flour and gluten-free baking powder.

Vegan and gluten-free pancake mix, £10.50, Crepe Affaire

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This ready-made mix, which also happens to be gluten-free, comes with five toppings: vegan chocolate, vegan brownie pieces, sprinkles, strawberry sauce and Canadian maple syrup. 

Diabetic and keto pancake mix

Good Dee’s Pancake, waffle and scone mix, £11.99, Amazon

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This low carb pancake mix is sugar-free, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free and soy-free – it’s a keto diet and diabetic-friendly pancake mix which is very popular with pancake fans. Says one: "Whoever invented this low carb mix deserves not only a knighthood but probably a pay rise too! It may seem a little expensive, however, those needing to eat low carb for health reasons this is priceless!"

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