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Pancake Skewers: the easy, bite-sized pancake recipe kids will love

Total time: 30 Min
Difficulty: Low
Serves: 8 people
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Ingredients
Egg
1
Flour
200 g (1 1/4 cups)
Milk
260 ml (1 cup + 2 tbsp)
Oil
20 ml (1.5 tbsp)
Sugar
40 g (1/4 cup)
Baking powder
8 g
Cocoa powder
10 g
Hazelnut cream

Looking for a quick and easy bite-sized recipe that your kids will love? These Pancake Skewers should definitely be on your list. It’s a kids’ favorite! The pancakes are soft and pillowy, with both vanilla and chocolate flavors. To make it, you simply make one pancake batter and divide it into two to create a separate chocolate batter. Pipe mini pancakes into a pan, add them to a skewer, and drizzle with hazelnut cream. As easy as that. You can even try some delicious healthy variations. This will become your new favorite breakfast recipe!

Tips for Mini Pancake Skewers

– These pancake skewers are a healthy and yummy way to eat breakfast.

– Don’t feel like making your own batter? Use pancake mix for a quick shortcut.

– Try to make your pancakes all one size, as this will ensure even cooking. A squeeze bottle will also work for this if you don’t have a piping bag.

Don’t overmix the batter, rather have it a bit lumpy. Overmixing the pancake will result in a flat, dense pancake.

– Why not make pancake cereal? Pipe smaller amounts of batter into a hot pan (about ½-inch in diameter) and cook until crisp. Serve with whole milk or flavored milk.

– Use a spatula to flip the pancakes. If you use a fork, you will pierce through the pancakes and they won’t be light and puffy.

– Work in a non-stick pan for best results. Because the pancakes are small, you don’t want them to stick to the bottom of the pan!

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Pancake Skewer Variations

Make a healthy, fruity pancake skewer by alternating vanilla pancakes with slices of strawberry, banana, and apple butter.

Make them healthier by using whole grain flours. Remember to use gluten-free flour if you’re cooking them for gluten-intolerant individuals.

For a savory variation, alternate the vanilla pancakes with slices of cheese and serve them with maple syrup and sausage for a satisfyingly sweet and savory breakfast.

Make it sweeter with a drizzle of maple syrup and a sprinkle of powdered sugar.

How to store Pancake Skewers

These pancake skewers are best served and enjoyed immediately, but they can be made up to 2 hours in advance. Leftovers can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days, in an airtight container.

How to make Pancake Skewers

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In a bowl mix together the flour, sugar, yeast, egg, oil, and milk.

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Divide it into two portions.

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Add cocoa powder to the second batter.

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Make many little pancakes on the hot pan and fry them from both sides.

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Place the pancakes on a skewer, alternating between the vanilla and chocolate pancakes.

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Serve it on the skewers with hazelnut cream.

Notes

Serve the pancake skewers with a dipping sauce: blueberry compote or strawberry preserves, a chocolate dip, custard, or just a simple syrup will all do well.

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