What kid doesn’t love heart-shaped pancakes on Valentine’s Day, or number-shaped pancakes on birthdays? Well, Jim’s Pancakes takes those ideas to the extreme with his daughter, Allie. Whether it's for a special occasion or any old Sunday, Jim and Allie create pancake masterpieces that leave us at WhatsCook.in in awe. And it's another daddy-based blog, perfect timing for Father’s Day!
Jim crafts fun and delicious pancake creations, using different cooking times for each part of the pancake to create shading and taking the occasional help from food coloring. Check out his SpongeBob SquarePants and Yo Gabba Gabba pancakes for kid show-based inspiration, or take a look at this cool plane. Pretty impressive.
Poke around on the site for some more kid-friendly ideas; you'll be amazed and inspired to take your weekend breakfasts up a notch! Be sure to let us know how your attempts at Jim’s designs go. Or, better yet, let us know all the fun new creations you think up yourself!
Good Old Fashioned Pancake RecipePrep Time: 5 Min Cook Time: 15 Min
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white sugar
1 1/4 cups milk
3 tablespoons butter, melted
In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Make a well in the center and pour in the milk, egg and melted butter; mix until smooth.Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake. Brown on both sides and serve hot.
Recipe courtesy allrecipes.com