Fuss Free Pancake Day

On the 5th March we will be celebrating Pancake Day and we have some items listed below to help it be as mess free and fuss free as possible (pancake recipe included). Whether it’s your little ones first pancake day or 5th, we’ve got some great items that’ll sure add a little bit of fun to meal time.

All items below are available in store and online and can be ordered with free delivery.

BIBaDO baby led weaning bib

The BIBaDO baby led weaning bib is the ultimate catch it all and cover it all bib, ideal for baby led weaning.

The bib is stain resistant and waterproof, making it ideal for messy meal times. Now your little one can enjoy meal times even more, whilst keeping clothes clean and dry. The neck and sleeves can be adjusted to fit your little one throughout the entire weaning process. It is also lightweight and soft, so comfortable for your little one to wear. If you have decided to head out for your pancakes on pancake day the BIBaDO folds down into a handy internal pocket to keep the mess contained! Available for £19.95.BIBaDO Baby Led Weaning Bib Navy7125

Skip Hop Zoo Mealtime Plate and Bowl Set

Bring some fun to mealtimes with the playful plate and bowl set from Skip Hop, available in four Zoo animal prints. The set is 100% melamine and is dishwasher safe. The plate is divided allowing for sections for separate foods and the size means they are perfect for little hands to hold onto. Available for £14.00.

Koodi Duo Convertible Wooden Highchair

The Koodi duo wooden high chair is a multi-functional chair that can be converted into a toddler chair for when your little one grows. Complete with a comfortable well padded seat made from wipe clean PU leather, and a 5 point safety harness to keep your little one safe and secure.The Highchair also includes a 3 position removable tray which has a dishwasher safe insert for easy cleaning. Suitable from 6 -36 months. Also available in light grey for £129.Koodi Duo Convertible Wooden Highchair CharcoalEzpz Happy Mat Blush

The Ezpz Happy Mat

The happy mat from Ezpz is designed for infants age 9 months+. Available in a wide range of colours, the placemats suction directly to smooth surfaces like tables or highchairs which means tiny hands can’t pick it up and tip the plate upside down! All Ezpz products are made from high quality silicone that is BPA, PVC and phthalate free. They are easy to clean and can be placed in a microwave, dishwasher and the oven. These mats are perfect for promoting self feeding. View the whole Ezpz range online. Prices start from £16.95.As it’s Pancake Day we thought we would give you our tried and tested recipe for making pancakes (makes 12 pancakes).

You will need:

  • 150g plain flour (can be gluten free).
  • 300ml semi skimmed milk (or milk of your choice).
  • 2 medium eggs (can use mashed banana or flaxseed mixed with warm water as an egg-free alternative).
  • 1½ tbsp olive oil.

Sift the flour into a large bowl and make a well in the centre. Crack the eggs into the well and whisk, drawing in the flour from the sides of the bowl. Gradually add the milk and continue whisking, until you have a smooth batter. Leave to stand for 30 mins.

Add a little oil to a frying pan and, over a medium heat, pour a small amount of the batter into the pan until it coats the base in a thin layer, cook for 1-2 mins each side, or until golden in colour. Enjoy!!

You can then add toppings of your choice such as lemon and syrup, nutella and banana, yogurt and fruit. Or enjoy a savoury one with tomato and mushroom on top or a breakfast pancake with bacon and tomato. Enjoy!

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