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The Best Pancake Appliances 2020

Updated: Nov 18, 2020

Pancake day may have flown by, but why can't we celebrate the art of pancakes all year round? These new appliances make crepe making a walk in the park, no more flipping disasters, or half-cooked pancakes, these gadgets have revolutionised the way you can cook crepes in the comfort of your home. It may take a bit of practice, but in no time, you’ll be making crepes good enough to sell in Paris.

We have researched and reviewed these products and will now provide you with information on 5 top makers so that you can choose the correct one for you.

1. Traditional Large Crepe Pan


If you want more control over the cooking of your crepe this non-stick crepe pan is for you. This way of cooking a crepe may be older, compared with the modern electric crepe gadgets out there, but it is able to provide you with consistently perfect crepes (if done correctly!).

Buy Now (Amazon): £14.90


Here are the pros of cooking with this pan:

- Non-stick coating on the pan allows for easy spread of the crepe mixture, therefore there is no need for a wooden spreader- no extra spending. The non-stick also allows for easy cleaning too.

- Multifunctionality of this pan, means that this purchase would not be focused primally on how many times a year you make pancakes. Like a normal pan, the uses are endless, but this pan is also fab for achieving those perfect eggs.

- Fast heating, this pan is able to get heat quickly but the technology in the pan means that there is even heat distribution and it will help prevent burning.

- Compared to the high-end pancake makers, this versatile pan is a bargain.


Some of the cons include:

- Unless you buy multiple pans, you can only cook one crepe at a time.

- This pan is not induction compatible, but it does work on gas or electric.

2. Russell Hobbs Crepe and Pancake Maker


This compact pancake maker makes the cooking of pancake simplistic and fun. It comes with everything you need for turning your favourite batter into delicious pancakes.

Buy Now (Amazon): £42.99

Some of the positives include:

- Unlike others, Russell Hobbs includes a 3-year warranty for this product, so you can have the utmost faith that you will have support if anything did go wrong with your machine.

- Highly powered (1200W) creates even cooking. The 30cm electric plate heats up near on instantly and allows for evenly distributed cooking and reduced risk of burning.

- The adjustable thermostat also precise cooking of your pancakes which is perfect for the versatility of making American pancakes or French crepes.

- It includes the batter spreader and spatula, so once you have purchased this kit, you will not need any added purchases to make your pancakes.

- The lipped heated plate reduces the spillages and makes it even easier to clean.

- Unlike others, Russell Hobbs includes a 3-year warranty for this product, so you can have the upmost faith that you will have support if anything did go wrong with your machine.


Some of the cons include:

- This machine requires electricity, and therefore it may not be suitable for camping or other travels.


3. DOMO Crepe and Pancake Maker


This easy pancake maker has partitions so that you are able to make thicker pancakes with ease. The larger plate has 6 pancake sections, allowing you to make pancakes for a bigger group or family, no more waiting for everyone’s pancake to me ready.

Buy Now (Amazon): £38.85