Thursday, February 3, 2011

Cake Batter Pancakes

Pancakes and Cake Batter.......what could be better! :)

by: Eggs in the City

makes about 12 pancakes
1½ cups all purpose flour
2/3 cup yellow cake mix
1 Tbsp. sugar
¾ tsp. baking powder
pinch of salt
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1-2 cups milk
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. I suggest a small taste test as well to see if the pancakes are flavored enough.
Preheat a skillet on medium heat (I use an electric grilled and turn it to 250 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
½ Tbsp. milk
½ tsp. 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

Source: Good Things Utah

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