In my household, we are frugal and somewhat picky eaters, so we have to be a little creative with the things we buy. We like to purchase items that can be used in multiple dishes to reduce cost—and because it's just more practical. Pancake mix is a favorite because it can be used in various dishes where any type of breading may be involved. To help inspire you, here are some of my favorite ways to use pancake batter at home.
A stack of light-as-air pancakes can make a weekend morning truly golden. While fluffy pancakes may not seem like rocket science, the reality is that there are many little details that can contribute to a pancake fail that's either too dense or too crumbly.
We've both had a fondness for pancakes since we were kids; The way the smells of syrup and warm batter permeated the kitchen and lingered for hours drove us crazy—and still does.
When it comes to making pancakes in the morning, most of us probably follow the instructions on the box. Mix all the ingredients together, pour onto a hot greased pan, and form perfect circular flapjacks one by one.
Pancakes are a pretty simple breakfast. You add a few dry ingredients and a few wet ingredients, cook them up, and voilà—a delicious breakfast that's just waiting to suck up all that maple syrup.
You can make a pretty strong case for pancakes being the ultimate breakfast food. They taste like a treat for a special occasion, yet they're not bad for you (presuming you don't share my whipped cream and maple syrup habits). They can be customized and accessorized, and they cook up in just a few minutes.
You only need eggs and bananas to make these tasty pancakes that fit almost every hyphenated category: dairy-free, Paleo-friendly, grain-free, gluten-free, low-carb, and high-protein. It sounds too good be true, but these pancakes are easier to make than traditional pancakes and don't have any of that troublesome white flour. I've also included a three-ingredient recipe below for a slightly thicker pancake recipe.
You know what I had for breakfast today? A ham and cheese sandwich with a glass of orange juice. Now, there's nothing wrong with a ham and cheese sandwich, but some nice, warm, fluffy pancakes would have made my day. I wish I would have seen this Reddit post earlier this morning.
If you're a frequent baker like myself, you've probably realized that one box of cake mix makes quite a bit of cake. If your goal is to make a simple Bundt or an easy dozen cupcakes, all you really need is half the box mix—which leaves the other half for another baking occasion.
Any other person can make plain pancakes... but only the most awesome of cooks can make stuffed pancakes. Luckily, this isn't a tough technique—in fact, it's so easy that you'll find yourself getting bored of the run-of-the-mill pancakes and dreaming of all the things you can stuff pancakes with, instead.
We've told you how a rice cooker can work as a DIY sous vide machine and make amazing risotto the lazy way, but did you know that it can also make pancakes, bread, mashed potatoes, and poached fruit?
How to make a variety of different pancakes. Simple guide showing you pancake making tips and tricks.
3D printing is getting closer and closer to becoming an everyday reality—which means revolutionary things are going to start happening for the home cook. Already there's a 3D printer that can produce edible tailored fruit and the Foodini, which can print full meals, including spaghetti and burgers. However, neither are available for purchase, and most likely won't be within reach of the average cook for years.
If you've ever stumbled through Pinterest's boards, you'd know that Pinners have quite a penchant for aesthetically beautiful desserts. You can find a whole spectrum of "huh?" recipes, from pumpkin zebra cheesecake to sorbet terrine with plum compote.
In this video, I will show you how to perform the color-changing, blue bottle experiment with common household products.
Cooking with animal blood is as old as civilization itself. I promise that your ancient ancestors, no matter where you're from, didn't have the luxury of throwing away any part of the animal, including the very lifeblood that used to run through it. Animal blood, along with everything but the skin, would invariably end up in the stew.
This tutorial video will teach you to make a okonomiyaki. This is a japanese assorted pancake. Ingredients for Okonomiyaki
This how-to video uses the magic of stop motion to demonstrate a recipe and the techniques for making some good pancakes. The 5th of February is Pancake Day - make sure to celebrate it by cooking up a batch of pancakes, and trying some new toppings. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make some pancakes.
Kimchi, which means "spicy pickled cabbage," is the national dish of Korea, so for anyone looking for a little Korean cuisine, kimchi is the first recipe you should try. But this video recipe isn't just kimchi, it's kimchijeon (or kimchi jeon), the pancake-like version of spicy pickled cabbage. If you've never tried Korean kimchi pancakes before, you're in for a real treat.
Why buy boring Bisquick mix? It is not difficult to make pancakes from scratch, and is actually quite a fun dish to make! Add whatever toppings you'd like and enjoy, this is also a great meal to cook with children! And, since they are made individually, you can mix and match flavors together in one meal.
This is a delicious recipe that makes an excellent fall breakfast (or, really, breakfast any time). You will need pancake mix, 1 1/2 cups of pumpkin (canned or mashed), 1/4 cup of walnuts, 2 cups of milk, cinnamon, brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice.
In this video, we learn how to make pina colada pancakes for breakfast! You will need: 1 1/3 c pancake mix, 1/2 c coconut milk, 1/3 c syrup from can of pineapple chunks, 1 c canned chunk pineapple. To make the syrup you will need: 1 tbsp butter, 1 tbsp rum, 1/3 c maple syrup and sweetened coconut flakes. To make the batter, mix all of your ingredients for batter together except for the pineapple. Now, throw the batter onto a hot surface and place the pineapple in while it's cooking. To make t...
Impress your brunch guests—or just treat yourself—to light, fluffy, delicious pancakes. You will need:
Garden of Imagination teaches viewers how to make cute and adorable mini polymer clay pancakes for a dollhouse or decoration. First start out with a wooden square to put the finished product on. Next, start out with light brown clay and roll it out on a clay setting number 4 on the pasta machine. Next, use a circle cutter to cute the shape of pancake. Next, texture the pancake so it look doughy and make sure the edges are not too straight. Make three of these pancakes and place them on the wo...
You’ve cooked on your own now try cooking with a dog companion. This video will show you how to make these popular Japanese snack. They consist of pancakes sandwiched around a whipped cream and sweat red bean paste.
Potato latkes are a traditional Hannukah treat, and in this tutorial, you will learn how to make them from scratch. Latkes are traditionally eaten around the holidays but they taste so delicious you will want to eat them all year round! In this video, learn how to make Grandpa's time tested latka recipe and impress everyone this holiday season!
Liv Hansen with Betty Crocker TV demonstrates how to make pancakes in fun shapes that kids will love. Make sure to pour your pancake batter into a squeeze bottle for better control when creating your pancake shapes.
This video will show you the ins and outs to cooking turtles. No! We're not talking about turtle soup here— these are breakfast turtle flapjacks. These turtle pancakes are perfect for starting off the day right— with a happy and fun breakfast meal. Great for children.
Maria, an at-home cook, teaches the secrets to baking the perfect Dutch baby pancake, every time. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Coat a cast-iron skillet with 2 tablespoons of butter. Place covered skillet in the oven for 5 minutes, or until it gets very hot. In a blender, add 1/2 cup flour, 2 eggs, 3 tablespoons sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, 1/2 cup milk and mix ingredients. Pour mixture into hot skillet and let bake for 35 minutes, or until it is puffed and golden. Sprinkle confectioners su...
Nothing is better in the morning than homemade pancakes or waffles. Hoffman kitchen shares a family recipe, tried and true, for making pancake or waffle batter. Ingredients are given verbally as well as written in caption so there is no confusion. However, the viewer watches the chef use his own estimates and make decisions as he goes along, so it is clear exact amounts are not really necessary. The base of this waffle or pancake batter is Bisquick mix, which speeds up the process. Instructio...
This tutorial Korean cooking video will show you how to make your very own Korean vegetable pancake. This is a great solution for dealing with the left over veggies in your fridge.
Paula makes a brunch of souffled pumpkin pancake and brown sugar bacon. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Best Dishes show hosted by Paula Deen. What happens when America's favorite southern cook opens up her kitchen to family, friends, viewers and the best home cooks in the country? It's anyone's guess! Paula Deen is cooking up something new as she rescues viewer recipes, shares stories and traditions with friends and strangers alike, while learning the secrets of some of America'...
Forego the Bisquick! You can make healthy and nutritious pancakes easily from scratch. All you need is some flour, a little bit of sugar, baking powder, and a bit of salt. Then blend with an egg, cooking oil and some milk or buttermilk.
Pancakes are a favorite breakfast item so why not learn how to make them from scratch. Toss out the store bought box of pancakes and make your own batter. Watch this how to video to learn how to make basic pancakes from scratch.
Learn how to make chocolate chip pancakes with this how-to video. There is no need to buy a box of pancake mix, making delicious pancakes from scratch is easy. Follow the instructions and get the maple syrup ready. Enjoy!
A spicy Indian pancake made with onions, chili peppers, and a gram flour pancake batter, Besan Ka Puda will send your tastebuds on an exotic rollercoaster of flavors. Follow along with these hungry bachelors as they whip up a batch!
Discover yet another of the delicious use for that cast-iron skillet you bought in this video from Jenny Jones, who teaches you how to make a Dutch Baby. No, you don't have to go to the Red Light District. Heck, you don't even have to leave your kitchen! A Dutch Baby in this case is a Dutch-style pancake covered with bananas and strawberries. In an Amsterdam pancake shop the fruit would be cooked into the pancake itself instead of spread over the top, but either way this recipe is tasty!
Over 56 million Americans decided to skip breakfast this morning. That's 18 percent of the population. You're probably sick of hearing that the first meal of the day is the most important, but it's true—studies have shown that those who skip it consume more calories and fewer essential nutrients than regular breakfast eaters. Regardless of nutrition, who can pass up devouring a batch of warm, fluffy buttermilk pancakes drizzled in sweet maple syrup? And why, you ask, is there a giant hole in ...
Thai street vendor food can be quiet inexpensive, not to mention absolutely delicious! But what is their secret to these sidewalk dishes? Follow along with this cooking how to video as a Thai food vendor shows you how to make a fried mussel pancake. It can be made with oysters, squid, or any seafood of your choice. Fried mussel pancake is also known as "Hoi Tod" in Thailand. Follow closely and you’ll be cooking like a professional street food vendor in no time.
A delicious twist on the traditional pancake! For this recipe, you will need: 2 medium peeled sweet potatoes, 3 eggs, 2 2/4 cups milk, 1/4 cup butter, 2 3/4 cups flour, 2 tablespoons baking powder, 1 teaspoon nutmeg, 1/2 tablespoon salt, cinnamon and mini marshmallows. Make delicious and fluffy sweet potato pancakes.