'Pancake Cereal' Is the Best Food Trend to Come Out of Quarantine
First, TikTok introduced us to whipped coffee, now both TikTok and Instagram users are showing us that pancake cereal is the next big food trend to emerge during the quarantine.
That's right, pancake cereal. It's really not as crazy as it sounds if you think about it. As kids, we used to eat cereal that was shaped like miniature toasts (Cinnamon Toast Crunch) and waffles (Eggo Cereal). So, why not try and shrink down some flapjacks and make them into a bite-size cereal, too?
Pancake cereal is surprisingly very easy to make, too. Take @thenaughtyfork's tutorial as an example.
All you have to do is put the pancake batter into a piping bag and squirt little dollops of it onto the skillet. Then, just as you would with normal size pancakes, flip them once the tops start to form little holes. Next, put a tablespoon of butter into the pan and coat the mini pancakes in them until they achieve that desired golden brown color.
Now, here comes the creative part, you could drown the mini, fluffy pancake bits in milk, however, that's not what the cool kids are doing. It's best to drizzle the little pancakes with the breakfast food's number one pairing: maple syrup.
Food blogger @veggiekins has even concocted the perfect gluten-free and vegan pancake cereal recipe made with chickpea flour and without dairy.
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Pancake cereal! 🥞 If you don't use tiktok you might think I'm a little weird for this one.. It's just a fun way to eat pancakes (some people are eating it with milk too) and I had to make it #vegan & #glutenfree of course. I modified my fluffy chickpea flour pancake recipe (you can find it on the blog) and I think it turned out really cute 🥺 The full recipe is on my tiktok—same username @veggiekins. Would you try this? With milk or no milk? 👇🏼 #veggiekins
And if you're feeling really crazy, you can put sprinkles in them just as @soflofooodie did.
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🌈BABY SPRINKLE PANCAKES 🥞 Okay maybe we need to work on our roundness 😂 but I must say, these cuties are fun to make and eat 😍 all you have to do is add sprinkles to your pancake batter and put it in either an icing or ziplock bag before adding to your griddle. We used @osterkitchen new nonstick technology griddle and we are never going back to a regular griddle 🤟🏻 . . . . #pancakes #pancake #pancakeart #funfetti #babypancakes #pancakecereal #tiktok #viral #viralvid #sprinkles #colorful #osterkitchen #syrup #pancakes🥞 #pancakerecipe #yahoofood #foodgawker #foodcoma #foodgasm #thrillist #tiktokfood #tiktokviral #pancakeday #satisfying #recipeshare #recipevideo #easyrecipes #cerealpancakes
So, are you down for the not-so challenging challenge?