This is a very healthy breakfast recipe and I have to say that it is not hard to make at all. If your toddler is bored of eating the ordinary pancakes, this improved recipe will be something different with added nutritional values for your children and family.
The Use of This Recipe
This recipe makes 10-11 pancakes not only for your toddler but also meant for the whole family to enjoy.
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
1 cup of organic self-raising flour
1/2 cup of organic wholemeal flour
8 tsp organic light brown sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 organic egg
1 1/2 cup of farm fresh milk
squeeze small amount of lemon juice
4 cubes of Japanese sweet potato puree
2 cubes of red apple puree
1/2 tsp Cinnamon powder
organic maple syrup and butter, to serve
- Put the flour, sugar and baking powder in to a large mixing bowl.
- In another bowl, mix the egg, lemon juice and milk together, then pour into the flour mixture.
- Add the Japanese sweet potato, red apple puree and cinnamon powder, whisk everything together until it becomes a smooth batter.
- Heat a little oil or butter in a frying pan, when it is really hot, ladle in the batter using a wooden soup ladle, swirling it a little to create a pancake shape.
- Fry the pancakes for 1-2 minutes each side (Hint: look for the airy holes!)until it is lightly golden and puffy.
- Serve them with organic maple syrup and butter.
P.S.: I prepared these pancakes with the help of my toddler, Jaeden. In fact, he did most of the preparation work and learned measurement in cups and simple instructions. It is just that, when you invite the toddler to do things together, the time spent on preparing the breakfast can be longer and there will be mess to clean up, but it is definitely worth the trouble. It can be considered as one of the easy fun toddler activities for your kid. The best part is, if you involved your child especially a boy in the kitchen, it will help the child to build mathematic skills indirectly, the eagerness to offer help, stay focus and eliminate the stereotyping concept that only girls should be making food in the kitchen. To top it off, your toddler will have a better appetite to enjoy the food, because… “I cooked that!” ( it’s okay, give all the credits to the toddler for that is their nature- read this to understand them…LOL). Check out another pancake recipe like blueberry lemon buttermilk pancakes.