Bake Up a Branding Storm with Pancake Day Must-Haves

Good news, people - today (Tuesday 1st March 2022) is Shrove Tuesday, which means one thing: pancakes! 

Total Merchandise is here to ensure your business is part of the action this Pancake Day, so read on to discover how our selection of products will generate flipping - pun most definitely intended! - great brand awareness. 🥞


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What is Pancake Day?

Pancake Day falls on Shrove Tuesday which always falls 47 days before Easter Sunday. Shrove Tuesday is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday and is the last opportunity to use eggs and fats before embarking on the Lenten fast. And what better way of using these ingredients than pancakes?

Whilst Shrove Tuesday is a religious day for many, Pancake Day is widely celebrated by people feasting on pancakes. Whether you're a lemon and sugar, or a bacon and maple syrup kind of person, this day is for you too.

New to making pancakes? Here's the recipe that never fails the TM team...

What you'll need:

  • 100g plain flour
  • 2 large eggs
  • 300ml milk
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil (plus some for the frying pan)
  • Any delicious toppings you like (P.S. you can't go wrong with lemon and sugar!)
  • Measuring jug, bowl, whisk, and a frying pan

The method:

  1. Place your plain flour, eggs, milk and oil in a bowl or jug and whisk until it's smooth.
  2. Place your frying pan on medium heat and wipe it with a little oil.
  3. Once the pan is hot, place enough mixture in your frying pan so it covers the base and let the batter cook for one minute on each side, making sure they're lovely and golden.
  4. Serve with your desired topping and enjoy!

Now we've got your mouth watering, let's take a look at our Pancake Day-friendly promotional merchandise, ideal for getting your brand involved with the widely celebrated occasion.

1. Magnetic Cooking Timer ⏰

To keep track of the cooking time of your pancakes, look no further than our Magnetic Cooking Timers. Printed with your business name or logo below the buttons, these handy little kitchen essentials will keep your branding on display long after your customers have enjoyed their pancakes.

2. Folding Kitchen Scales ⚖️

These practical and innovative scales are ideal for any kitchen, no matter how much or how little cupboard space there may be! Easy to transport and store, these unique items will boost your brand exposure with every single use.

3. Measuring Spoons 🥄

Available in six bright colours, these handy measuring spoon sets are sure to add a pop of colour to kitchens in homes and offices across the UK. Personalised with your logo printed to one of the four spoons, they place your brand straight into the hands of your customers.

4. Slate Serving Plates 🍽

If you're looking to add a touch of luxe to your brand awareness, then our Slate Serving Plates will do just the job! Made from natural slate and engraved with your artwork for long-lasting and stylish business exposure.

5. Wooden Spatulas 🧑‍🍳

Ideal for some assistance in flipping your pancakes, our 30cm Wooden Spatulas are printed or engraved with your custom design; whether it be your business name, logo or message, your branding will be seen with every use.

Our range of branded homeware gifts doesn't end there... We have everything from eggs cups and reusable straws to plastic toy ducks and tea towels - just to name a few - that will bring your branding home, literally! Need help finding a specific item? Simply contact a member of our friendly and experienced Sales team on 01376 509092 or email info@totalmerchandise.co.uk today. Main image via Pexels.

Written by

Alexandra Horridge | Digital Marketing Executive

With five years of experience across both agency and client-side digital marketing, Ally brings a wide range of expertise to the TM team. Ally possesses the technical and creative abilities to create engaging promotional merchandise content and paid media campaigns. A keen photographer, Ally also takes many of the shots you'll see in our articles and social posts. Outside of work, she assists at a local smallholding and has developed a love for all animals, including her African Grey Parrot - Maxwell.

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