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Easy mini pancakes recipe (cereal pancakes) that is easy to make and uses a few simple ingredients. These mini pancakes are fun to make with the kids and are trending on social media platforms like Tik tok, Instagram and others. Learn how to make mini cereal pancakes with this step by step guide.
This mini pancake cereal recipe is a delight to make and can be paired with chocolate chips, powdered sugar, maple syrup, honey, sprinkles, or any fruit(s) of your choice. Pancakes that can be paired with anything? Sign me up!
My daughters love these baby pancakes that are similar to poffertjes and especially like topping it with chocolate chips and fruits like strawberries and blueberries.
What is Mini Pancakes Cereal
Mini pancakes are nothing other than your usual pancakes recipe in smaller sizes. They are little bites of euphoria, light and fluffy. It combines two common breakfast dishes into one. Yum! They are a fun trendy way to start your day with.
They can be served with milk and eaten as a cereal, or with maple syrup, fruits and other toppings.
Mini Pancakes Recipe (Cereal Pancakes)
This mini pancakes cereal recipe is easy to follow and simple.
- You only need a few simple ingredients to make these tiny pancakes.
- No heavy tool required to make it, all you need is a mixing bowl, fork or whisk and piping bag.
- You can store any leftovers for later use.
- Kids and adults like these mini pancakes.
All-purpose flour- Flour is used to build the structure of baked goods.
Granulated sugar-Sugar acts as a sweetener, preservative, or texture modifier.
Baking powder- Baking powder is used to increase the volume and lighten the texture of baked goods.
Pure vanilla extract- To flavor. You can use any other type of flavorings such as cinnamon, nutmeg or strawberry.
How to make Mini Pancakes Cereal
Combine all the dry ingredients together in a bowl.
In a separate bowl, whisk all the wet ingredients. Stir well
Next, gradually add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Fold until smooth and lump-free then let the batter sit for five minutes.
Pour the batter into a squeezable container. (If one is not available, get a clean bag or Ziploc baggie and cut a small hole in a corner.)
Heat up a nonstick pan and squeeze little dots of the batter onto the pan. Let it cook until you see bubbles on top of the pancakes then turn over to cook the other side.
Pack cooked pancakes on a plate then serve and enjoy!
How to store
To store leftovers, put in an airtight container or freezer bags, label, and store.
Fridge- Store these mini pancakes cereal in a refrigerator, you will need to pack them in a container of your choice and store them in a fridge for two to three days.
Freezer – you will need to pack them in a container of your choice and freeze them or about three months!
To defrost the pancakes, I suggest that you spread your desired amount on a plate and microwave them for five to eight minutes.
You can make it colorful by adding food coloring to the batter.
Use skewer or spatula to turn the pancakes over to cook the other side.
Be careful not to overcrowd your pan so the pancakes don’t end up sticking together.
Don’t squeeze out too much batter at a time.
Do not overthink it! This is supposed to be an easy and fun way to express your creativity. So have fun!
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best temperature to make mini pancakes?
I prefer to cook my pancakes on medium-low heat. It reduces the chances of the pancake burning and helps it cook all the way through. If you were to cook it on high, you may most likely burn your pancakes without cooking it all the way through!
What can I top my cereal with?
You can top your mini pancake cereal with chocolate, sugar, and spice (and everything nice), ice cream or berries. You can also try yogurt, granola bites, and fruits for a yogurt parfait feel.
Can I try this while on a Keto diet?
Of course! All you have to do is replace the cup of all-purpose flour with a cup of almond or coconut flour and the sugar with stevia. You can top it off with berries, more stevia, cream cheese, or yogurt.
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Mini Pancakes Recipe (Cereal Pancakes)
- Non stick pan
- Piping bag
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 tbsp granulated sugar
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- ¾ cup milk (190 ml of milk)
- 2 tbsp melted butter
- 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
- 1 large egg
- Combine all the dry ingredients together in a bowl.In a separate bowl, whisk all the wet ingredients. Stir well.
- Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients. Fold until smooth and let the batter sit for five minutes.
- Pour the batter into a squeezable container. (If one is not available, get a clean bag or Ziploc baggie and cut a small hole in a corner.)
- Heat up a nonstick pan then squeeze little dots of the batter onto the pan. Let it cook until you see bubbles on top of the pancakes then turn over to cook the other side.
- Pack cooked pancakes on a plate, serve and enjoy.