Nothing says St. Patrick’s Day like green! We see green bagels, green beer…and here are some green pancakes. These pancakes can be made any day of the year, but with the addition of green food coloring, they’re perfect for St. Patrick’s Day.
Kids will love these for breakfast. You can use shamrock shaped cookie cutters like I did and use both the shamrocks and the round pancake with the shamrock shaped hole. I stacked the pancakes and filled the “hole” with chocolate chips. I also filled some with blueberries.
Want to give your kids a little surprise? Fill the pancake with their favorite fruit or chocolate inside and top with one of the cut out shamrocks, to hide it.
If you do this, come back and let us know how it went!
- 1½ C. Milk
- 2 C all-purpose flour
- 2 tbs white sugar
- 1½ tsp baking powder
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1½ tsp salt
- 2 eggs
- 2 TBS canola oil
- green food coloring
- In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, salt, baking soda and baking powder.
- In a small bowl, whisk egg and milk. Add this to the flour mixture. Whisk until there are no lumps. Add green food coloring a few drops at a time, until desired green color is reached.
- Heat pan over medium heat. Spray with cooking spray. Pour batter onto heated pan, using more or less batter, depending on the size of the pancake you want. When bubbles form on the top of the pancake, it should be ready to flip. Check readiness by lifting an edge with a spatula and check if brown. Flip and cook until the other side is brown.