Bear Butt Pancakes

Bear/ Bunny Pancakes

Bear/ Bunny Pancakes

Oh this is fun – cute and adorable bear “butt” pancakes!  Do these just to put a smile on some faces at breakfast. You could also make these for Easter and call them bunny butt pancakes.

How to Do It:

Just use your fave pancake recipe or mix to make the pancake batter.  Don’t have a “from scratch” pancake recipe?  Use the “Good Old Fashioned Pancakes” recipe further below – it’s a well-loved, long-time favorite recipe and, better yet,  its easy!  You’ll get awesome pancakes every time.

Create a regular round pancake for the “butt” and create two elongated oval pancakes for those cute little feet.

Place 3 raisins on each paw for “toes”, and a flat slice of strawberry to emulate those cute little pink pads on the bottoms of paws.

A dab of whipping cream makes a perfect puffy tale.

Then watch for big smiles.  So, so SO kewuuuute!

Old Fashioned Pancakes Recipe

Adapted by Expert Entertaining from a Recipe by Dakota Kelly

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

3/4 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon white sugar

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 1/4 cups milk

1 egg

3 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions:

In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.

Make a well in the center and pour in the milk, egg and melted butter; mix until smooth.

Heat a lightly oiled frying pan over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the pan, using approximately 1/4 cup for each pancake.

Cover and cook til brown on both sides (flip the pancakes once the first side is browned and continue cooking til the other side is browned).

Serve immediately.

Makes 8 pancakes.

Tip:  You can prepare batches of the dry ingredients into plastic bags, and attached labels for the amount of milk, egg & butter, for easy, ready to go premade-homemade pancake mix that you can whip together in a snap.

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