Pink Gin Pancake Recipe with Aldi’s McQueen Pink Gin

Pancake Day is well and truly crêping up on us and Aldi have the ultimate pancake recipe to tickle everyone’s taste buds.

Also, fun fact is that McQueen are known for their intriguing and alternative flavour profiles.

Having won gold and bronze at the Scottish Gin Awards for their Mocha Gin and Spiced Chocolate Orange Gin that means that there two other flavours you could experiment with for your pancakes.

Nevertheless, here’s a recipe featuring the much loved McQueen’s Pink Gin.

Insta-Perfect Pink Pancakes


  • 160g cooked beetroot,
  • 200g The Pantry self-raising flour
  • 100ml milk
  • 1 tsp The Pantry baking powder
  • 50ml squeezy honey
  • 25ml vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp The Pantry vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 50ml Aldi McQueen Pink Gin 


  1. Simply chop up the beetroot and put into a food processor along with the milk, oil, honey, vanilla essence, eggs and gin.
  2. Blitz until smooth
  3. Make a well with the dry ingredients
  4. Slowly add and mix in the liquid ingredients.
  5. For each pancake add 4 tbsp into a pan and cook for one minute on each side.

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