January 21, 2013

Birthday Cake Pancakes

Last monday was my husband's birthday. I had a very eventful day planned for him, mostly because I was trying to make up for the fact that I spent the better part of his last birthday with my head over the toilet bowl {I was pregnant}. 

Needless to say, he deserved a great birthday this year and it was supposed to start with these pancakes--- which are a birthday tradition in this little family.  As fate would have it the power was out all morning on his birthday so I didn't get to make them. We ate them a few days later.

That's the great thing about these pancakes. You can enjoy them any day, not just on birthdays.

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Birthday Cake Pancakes

1 1/2 cups flour
1 cup yellow cake mix
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1/2 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup sprinkles

Heat large skillet over medium heat, or preheat an electric griddle to 350 degrees. In a large bowl mix together dry ingredients (flour through salt). In a separate bowl, lightly beat the eggs. Add the milks, melted butter, and vanilla to the lightly beaten eggs and whisk until combined.

Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour the wet ingredients into the well. Stir until fully mixed and then fold in the sprinkles.

Scoop scant 1/3 cup portions of batter onto the skillet or griddle. It will spread so leave room between pancakes. When the tops of the pancakes begin to bubble flip them and cook for 2 more minutes or so. Both sides should be golden brown.

Serve with butter, syrup, and/or icing (recipe below).

1 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon vanilla

Mix all ingredients until smooth.

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Recipe Source: Pennies on a Platter

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  1. OH yes!! this is a must do for the kids birthday!! Stopping by from Pin Me, stop by and say hi if you have a moment Running Away? I'll Help You Pack!

    1. Alexis! Just stopped by your blog and loved it. For some reason my iPad won't let me type in the comment boxes on your posts. I will definitely stop by next time I am on a computer and say hello.

  2. Wow, this looks good. What a special birthday breakfast this would be. Visiting from the Pin Me Link Party. Just pinned this!


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