Kids love to cook and eat pancakes, so why not give the classic dish a seasonal (and nutritious!) twist with some pureed pumpkin? Simply substitute canned pumpkin if you don’t have a fresh one available. This recipe comes to us from Karen of Our Blessed Adventures.
Cooking Tip of the Week: Overmixing pancake batter can cause the pancakes to become tough instead of light and fluffy. Stop mixing as soon as everything looks moistened, it’s okay to have a few lumps.
Food for Thought: So many cultures have some version of a pancake, from French crêpes to Ethiopian injera. What is your favorite kind of pancake?
Family Dinner Conversation Starter: What was your favorite gift that you gave someone this year?
Together: Mix together all your ingredients (be careful not to overmix)
Adult: Pre-heat griddle or large pan.
Adult: Add a little butter to the griddle and then pour your batter on.
Together: Flip pancakes once they begin to bubble in the middle.
Kid: Top pancakes with butter and syrup, if desired.