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Celebrate National Pancake Day with two recipes from two classic stars

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Today marks National Pancake Day! If you love classic cinema and pancakes, then you'll enjoy these recipes that are around the web.

One recipe is perfect to make for dinner, because since it's National Pancake Day, having breakfast for dinner just makes sense. The other recipe is perfect for a nice dessert.

The Two Recipes:

Gary Cooper's Recipe:

Gary Cooper's Buttermilk Griddle Cakes

Gary Cooper was a well known classic star, who starred in plenty of classics. He shared this recipe in 1931 for the paperback cookbook, "Favorite Recipes of the Movie Stars." He got the recipe from his mother, Alice Cooper, who according to him, would make these for the family at the Ranch. Tori Avey from her site, The History Kitchen," was the one who shared this recipe.

Alma Hitchcock's Recipe:

Alma Hitchcock's Crepes Elizabeth

Crepes are very thin pancakes that hail from France. Alma Hitchcock, as most know was the wife of Alfred Hitchcock. She was a screenwriter, who wrote such great Hitchcock films like "Shadow of a Doubt" and "Stage Fight." The recipe is from the site Chef du Cinema and was adapted from the book, "Alma Hitchcock: The Woman Behind the Man," by Pat Hitchcock-O'Donnell & Laurent Bouzereau. This recipe from Alma works perfect for dessert tonight!

So test out one of these recipes or both for a perfect National Pancake Day!

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