Cereal Pancakes are tiny mini pancakes served in a bowl like a cereal, that is a lot of fun to make and eat. They are going viral on social media platforms, so join with me to make these at home. What say?
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About This Recipe
I was always amazed to see mini food on Pinterest, Youtube, and other social media platforms. They are trending these days, and when one of my favorite breakfasts, Pancakes started trending in its tiniest form, I was sure that this had to be my next day’s breakfast.
Yes, the next day itself I prepared the good old basic pancake batter and tried my hands on the new social media trending recipe, Cereal Pancakes.
These small delightful pancakes are all over the internet. Lots of tiny pancakes in a bowl that looks like cereal with butter and maple syrup is World’s new breakfast dish.
And how can I leave behind in this trend? So, I thought of making it at home and share with you guys, so that rather than just drooling over them on the internet, you can make these yummy Pancake Cereal at home.
Soft and buttery, I loved them so much, that my bowl was empty in minutes. Not only me, but my son and husband also loved it too, and nowadays the demand for these cereal pancakes has become almost regular at home.
There are so many versions of these Cereal Pancakes, but here I am making the good old basic one. You can go ahead and experiment with the batter and make them as per your taste and preference.
You can also make flavored cereal pancakes by using different kinds of batter such as Chocolate Pancake Batter, Oats Banana Batter, Ragi Batter, or any other batter that you like to make at home.
So, make these Cereal Pancakes home, and let me tell you this is a great breakfast if you want to give something new and interesting to your kids. Top with lots of goodness of fruits and a sweetener and you are done!
These Cereal Pancakes are,
- Perfect for weekday breakfast
Flour – Here, we are making these pancakes the old fashioned way, and thus here we will use all-purpose flour. You can even use other flour for other healthy alternatives.
Baking Powder and Soda – The addition of both these ingredients, make the Pancakes fluffy and soft. Baking powders helps the pancake batter to activate, which results in a fluffy Pancake texture.
Milk – Milk is added to give a proper consistency to the batter. Here, I have used dairy milk, but if you want a vegan option, you can use almond milk, soy milk, or even coconut milk.
Eggs – Egg helps to create those tiny bubbles in the pancakes and also makes it rise. It also adds richness and flavor to the pancakes.
Butter – When melted butter is added in the pancakes, it gives the pancakes a rich taste along with making them moist.
Vanilla Extract – For an added hint of vanilla, add a little vanilla extract. Make sure you use a good quality vanilla extract for the best flavor.
Others – Apart from this, we will need salt and pepper in the pancake batter.
Step By Step Recipe
Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and sugar in a bowl and mix well.
Add milk, eggs, melted butter and vanilla extract and mix until combined.
Fill the batter in a squeeze bottle.
Heat a non stick griddle over medium high heat. Brush it very lightly with butter.
Squeeze tiny round all over the pan.
Cover the pan and let the pancakes cook until they are browned from the bottom side. Remove them in a bowl. Make all the pancakes in the same manner. Drizzle syrup over them and serve hot.
Frequently Asked Questions
To make these Old fashioned Cereal Pancakes vegan, you can substitute dairy milk with almond milk, soy milk, coconut milk, or even any plant-based milk.
Also in place of butter, you can use vegetable oil, even that works amazingly in this recipe. When it comes to egg, you can use apple sauce, ground flax seeds, etc.
Let me tell you, the addition of these substitutes might change the taste and texture of the pancakes.
I have used Tomato Ketchup filler to make these Cereal Pancakes. using it gives you perfect tiny round pancakes. You can even drop tiny portions of batter using a spoon on the greased pan, but the shape might not be so accurate in that case.
You can even use a frosting cone, to make these Cereal Pancakes.
I would not suggest you prepare the pancakes and store. Instead, you can store the Pancake Batter for about 2 to 4 days in the fridge, in an airtight container.
Take it out a few minutes before from the fridge and let it come to room temperature, mix it well, and then prepare the Cereal Pancakes.
I served it with just plain butter and maple syrup for myself. A sprinkling of colorful sprinkles added a lovely crunch to mine too.
But as they are pancake cereals, you can also have it like the usual cereals, that is with milk.
As mangoes are in season, my son topped it with freshly chopped mangoes and it just tastes heavenly. You can use any other fruit such as strawberries, banana, kiwi, papaya, cantaloupe, etc and drizzle some honey on top.
You can also top it with Nutella, chocolate syrups, fruit compotes and jams etc!
Pro Tips By Neha
Make sure you cook it on low to medium heat, as it tends to cook very fast and might get burnt on very high heat.
Squeeze them smaller than you think, as they will spread on the pan.
Also, the consistency of the batter is very important here.
If its too thin, the pancakes will get mix with each other and if its too thick, it won’t come out of the squeeze bottle or the ziplock bag.
As they are tiny, they won’t be warm once you finish making them all. So pre heat them for a few seconds in the microwave before serving.
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Cereal Pancakes Recipe
- 2 cups All Purpose Flour
- 2 tsp Baking Powder
- ½ tsp Baking Soda
- ½ tsp Salt
- ¼ cup Sugar
- 1-½ cup Milk
- 2 Eggs
- ¼ cup Melted Butter
- 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
- Add flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt and sugar in a bowl and mix well.
- Add milk, eggs, melted butter and vanilla extract and mix until combined.
- Fill the batter in a squeeze bottle.
- Heat a non stick griddle over medium high heat.
- Brush it very lightly with butter.
- Squeeze tiny round al over the pan.
- Cover the pan and let the pancakes cook until they are browned from the bottom side.
- Remove them in a bowl.
- Make all the pancakes in the same manner.
- Drizzle syrup over them and serve hot.