Would you try this IRN-BRU pancake recipe?

By The Newsroom
Friday, 9th February 2018, 11:12 am
Updated Friday, 9th February 2018, 4:56 pm

Giving up IRN-BRU or fizzy drinks for lent?

Enjoy your last day of drinking the good stuff and celebrate Shrove Tuesday with this IRN-BRU pancake recipe created by the drink manufacturers themselves.

IRN-BRU pancakes

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    275 g self raising flour

    1 tsp baking powder

    2 eggs

    200 ml milk

    175 ml IRN-BRU

    1 pinch of salt.


    In a bowl mix the eggs, IRN-BRU and milk thoroughly. In a separate bowl mix the flour, baking powder and salt.Combine the two sets of ingredients and again mix thoroughly. Fry the mixture on a medium heat for three minutes, or when the pancake is cooked, and then flip and fry the other half for the same amount of time. For the best results only flip your pancake once.Plate up and enjoy with a glass of cold IRN-BRU

    The result is a fluffy pancake with a fizzy kick.


    Attempts at IRN-BRU pancakes have been uninspiring in previous years.

    Twitter user Greg McBeath took to Twitter to promote his own attempt - the result was a vague resemblance of a pancake smothered in cream.

    .@GordonRamsay what do you think of our irn bru pancake Gordon? pic.twitter.com/4HUojWiq6v

    — The Pessimist (@GregMcBeath) February 23, 2017

    Another user claimed to make the first ever IRN-BRU pancake - though his creation appears more like a squashed fried sausage.

    I present the world's first Irn-Bru pancake. Tasting notes to follow. pic.twitter.com/ZflTy17KDb

    — Alex Wozniak (@Antholex) March 4, 2014

    IRN-BRU themselves claim that the final results should look bear a resemblance to this:

    The IRN-BRU pancake (Photo: IRN-BRU)

    Are you brave enough to attempt IRN-BRU's recipe?