Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Pixie Pancakes

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Make pancakes extra special and fun for little girls! (I think my sons enjoyed them, too!)

I just used my regular pancake recipe and cut out heart and butterfly shapes--I think I may have made stars, too. To make swirly pancakes, fill a plastic bag with batter and cut off one of the corners. Squeeze curly-cue shape onto hot griddle. Be careful when flipping pancake over!!!!!

Add berries and other fruits to make them beautiful and yummy. After a generous squirt of syrup, sprinkle pancakes with "pixie dust" (powdered sugar) for that special fairy touch!!

**I use the Better Homes and Garden pancake recipe, but I tweak it just a bit. Oh, and I always double or even triple it with 3 kids eating them!

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (I love to mix and use diff. flours. I never use just all-purpose.)
  • 1 TBSP sugar (Raw honey works, too. I just add it to the wet ingredients.)
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 TBSP cooking oil (Coconut oil is my absolute favorite!!!!)
**Stir dry ingredients together, and make a well in center. In another bowl, mix wet ingredients. If using coconut oil--mix fast so it doesn't clump up. Add egg mixture all at once to dry mixture. Stir till moistened. Lumpy batter is good. I don't measure my batter to cook the pancakes. I just get a big spoon and pour batter onto my hot skillet/griddle thing.
I love to add chopped walnuts and shredded, unsweetened coconut to my pancake batter. Mmmm.

What do you like to add?

This post is linked to Tasty Tuesday, Tempt My Tummy Tuesday, Tuesdays at the Table and Tip Me Tuesday.
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Jen said...

Visiting from Tip Junkie! Oooh these pancakes look super yummy! I think they would be perfect for a 4th of July breakfast with the red strawberries and blue blueberries. :0) Thank you for sharing this delicious recipe!

Barb said...

They look yummy and something fun that my kids would like. I think I'll surprise them this weekend.

Lisa@BlessedwithGrace said...

These look great! Thanks for linking to TMTT.

Unknown said...

Wow! These look terrific. Can't wait to try them.

Jenn @ Delicious Ambiguity said...

Hi! You’ve got an awesome blog here. I’d love it if you’d stop by my blog sometime. I host a link up party every Tuesday for crafts, activities, recipes and ideas for toddlers. I’d love for you to link up some of your cool ideas:
Have a great day!


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