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pancakes with cheerios cereals, maple syrup and a strawberry

Recipes

Cheerios® cereal mini pancakes

Golden mini pancakes that are perfect for those lazy Saturday morning family breakfasts-in-pyjamas.

Preparation Time
20 min
Cooking Time
0 min
Skill Level
Medium
Serving Size
8

Ingredients

Ingredients (pancakes)
0.75 cupsCHEERIOS® cereal
1 cupGold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2 tspbaking powder
1 tspsalt
1.25 cupsmilk
2eggs, slightly beaten
2 tbspagave syrup or honey
Ingredients (things to serve with, if you like):
Real maple syrup, additional cereal, fresh fruit

Instructions

  • Heat griddle or skillet over medium heat or to 175°C.
  • Grease griddle with vegetable oil if necessary.
  • Place 3/4 cup of cereal in a food processor.
  • Cover and process until ground to a fine powder.
  • In a medium sized bowl, stir cereal powder, flour, baking powder and salt until well blended.
  • Add milk, eggs and agave syrup or honey; stir with fork until blended (batter will still be slightly lumpy).
  • For each pancake, pour 1 measuring tablespoon of batter onto a hot griddle.
  • Cook until the edges are dry.
  • Turn them over and cook other side until golden.
  • To serve, top with the optional items (if any).

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