Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Big 7/birthday cake pancakes.

Happy birthday to my big seven year old. I cannot believe how fast the years go by. He is so tendered hearted and teaches me something new each day. I am so proud of him. He has accomplished so many things.
Today I made birthday pancakes for breakfast . Got the recipe from

Pinterest of course.



Yes, it tastes just like eating cake for breakfast. A very fun tradition to celebrate special days. I also just reached “best mom ever” status. Thank you sprinkles, you never let me down.

Cake Batter Pancakes (recipe from How Sweet It Is)
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 2/3 cup yellow cake mix 1 tablespoon sugar 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 tsp salt 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-2 cups milk (varies depending on cake mix) assorted sprinkles Combine flour, cake mix, baking powder, sugar and salt in a bowl and mix. Add 1 cup of milk, egg and vanilla extract and stir until smooth. You want the batter to look like regular pancake batter; not too thin, not too thick. This will vary greatly on the brand of cake mix you use. Start with 1 cup of milk and add more if needed. Preheat a skillet on medium heat (I use an electric grilled and turn it to 275 degrees). Fold desired amount of sprinkles into batter. Pour batter in 1/4 cup measurements onto skillet and let cook until bubbles form on top, about 2-3 minutes. Flip and cook for 1 minute more. Serve with vanilla glaze. Glaze 1 cup powdered sugar 1/2 tablespoon milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract assorted sprinkles Mix milk, extract and powdered sugar until glaze forms. You may need to add a little more sugar or water/milk to reach desired consistency. Mix into glaze and drizzle on pancakes. Top with extra sprinkles. *Because at this point, we really need more sugar*


He got to open his presents before school so that was fun for him.










Bonkazonks. Heard of them?Big rage in our house right now. He love them.

We are having his party this weekend.


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Nicole

1 comment:

Meredith Sledge said...

The first picture makes me want those pancakes!!! Looks so gooooood!!! Bring me some!