Pancake Day Simple Pancakes Makes about 12 Prep 15 mins plus 1 hr for the batter to rest COOK 15 Mins 125g/four and half ozs plain flour Sprinkle of salt 1 egg 300ml/half a pt of milk lemon juice and sugar, to sprinkle Ice Cream to serve (optional) Sift the flour and salt into a mixing bowl and make a well in the centre. Add the egg and milk. Whisk until smooth. Set aside for 1 hour. Gently heat a lightly greased 20cm frying pan. Pour about 3 tbsp batter into the pan.