Yes it's that time of year again- where we all get a little sticky in the kitchen as we prepare a stack of pancakes to feast on. But if you're vegan- what do you use instead of egg and what do you drizzle on top of your giant pile of pancakes if milk chocolate sauce is off the table? Don't worry, we've got your back because all these essentials are vegan friendly! 

Pancake Day on Female First

Pancake Day on Female First


Ideal for low sugar, paleo, keto, vegan and low carb lifestyles, the brand new YaconViva Yacon Syrup is ideal for a variety of everyday uses and makes a great alternative to maple syrup or honey in baking as a substitute for sugar. 

Available now from good health stores, Amazon UK and

NEW Deli Kitchen Brioche Style Wraps 

The NEW Deli Kitchen Brioche Style Wrap combines the subtle sweetness of a classic French brioche, with the softness and functionality of a Mexican tortilla.  

Sucker for something sweet? Try topping one with lashings of Nutella or piles of fruit for a fresh twist on crepes – perfect for Pancake Day (25 February).

The NEW Deli Kitchen Brioche Style Wraps are made with vegetable oil spread so are suitable for both vegetarian and vegans.  There’s no compromising on taste though as they have all the buttery flavour and sweetness you’d expect of a traditional French brioche.

The NEW Deli Kitchen Brioche Style Wraps are available from TESCO stores nationwide and at, RRP £1.35

Teisseire Gourmet Drops 

The drops can be added to vegan yoghurt to give it a sweetness for a healthier pancake topping option.

RSP: £2.79, Available at Amazon & Ocado

Sweet Freedom 

Sweet Freedom’s new Caramel Syrup and Vanilla Syrup are incredibly versatile and thick enough to drizzle over your pancakes as well as to sweeten and flavour your coffee, drinks and ‘better for you’ baking.

Launching with Sainsbury’s in February 2020; live on now.

350g, RSP £3.29

A super smooth, delicious tasting chocolate spread containing 75% less fat and half the calories of the leading chocolate spread, and importantly, containing NO palm oil. 

Sweet Freedom are donating 10% of the profits from every Ollie Chocolate Spread sold to The Orangutan Project charity who are dedicated to saving these gentle creatures whose rainforest habitats are being destroyed due to palm oil production...

Available in Iceland stores February 2020

220g, RSP £2

YES you can have chocolate pancakes with Sweet Freedom’s bestselling range of Choc Shot Chocolate Syrups for hot choc and drizzling!

Available on the hot chocolate shelf in Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and Morrisons, plus Holland & Barrett.  Full range also on

320g, RSP £3.50

Lyle's Golden Syrup Breakfst Bottle 

Wake up to more smiles at breakfast by simply popping the Lyle's Breakfast Bottle on the table every morning. Even sleepy heads can manage its easy-to-squeeze shape. And Lyle's Golden Syrup is perfect on everything from porridge to pancakes, and granola to grapefruit. Now that’s put a smile on their faces!

Flip top cap and non-drip spout for no-mess mornings

Dome bottle takes its shape from the classic Lyle's "arch"

Authentic, unmistakable Lyle's taste in a handy-squeezy bottle


Follow Your Heart Vegan Egg 

It’s been long debated whether the chicken or the egg came first, but, high street health retailer, Holland & Barrett, has made sure it was one of the first in line to stock a new batch of Vegan Egg made from algae.

New to their high-street stores this month, Vegan Egg is a 100% plant-based egg replacer made from algal, an ingredient derived from algae. Just one 114g box makes the equivalent of a dozen eggs, making it a tasty alternative for cakes, scrambled eggs and omelettes.

Proving once and for all that you can have all your egg benefits in one basket, the egg substitute contains 4.4 grams of fibre per serving and is suitable for those following vegan, dairy free and gluten free diets. As algal flour contains naturally high lipids and micronutrients the eggs replacer is also nutrient-dense and contains all essential amino acids.

Vegan Eggs are available in Holland & Barrett’s stores nationwide and online at They are priced at £7.99 for 114g grams.

Biona Organic Maple Agave Syrup

  • contains :-Agave Syrup* (80%), Maple syrup* (20%).
  • Delicious with pancakes or ice cream
  • Also can be used in makeing cake and other baking recipes
  • certified organic ingredients
  • Vegan

The Groovy Food Company Premium Agave Nectar Light & Mild

The Groovy Food Company Premium Agave Nectar Light and Mild is great for sweetening hot or cold foods and drinks. With a low natural GI, light and mild agave nectar is delicious, 100% organic and naturally fat-free. Use in place of sugar and artificial sweeteners to help keep your blood sugar levels balanced. Agave Nectar has a 76% fructose level. Fructose is a slow-release carbohydrate, which means the body absorbs it more slowly and doesn't need vast amounts of insulin (the chemical that triggers sugar highs and lows) to break it down. Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

  • Suitable for vegetarians and vegans
  • Gluten free
  • Kosher

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