Do you love pancakes? Here’s one for your valentine
Finding something unique and special to do for your significant other on Valentine’s Day can be a challenge. Every year, the day to celebrate love rolls around and every year it may seem like you’re out of ideas.
However, with just a couple of bowls, a cookie cutter and a skillet, Valentine’s Day could start off a lot sweeter.
So for this year’s big day Monday, Feb. 14, here’s how red velvet heart pancakes can be a one-of-a-kind, tasty and easy way to spend the morning with your loved one, and even have the kids help out to make a breakfast for the whole family.
Red velvet heart pancakes
• 1 cup flour
• ¼ cup sugar
• 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
• 1 teaspoon baking powder
• ½ teaspoon baking soda
• ½ teaspoon salt
• 1 egg
• 1 cup buttermilk
• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus additional for garnish
• 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
• 30-40 drops red food coloring
• Nonstick cooking spray
• Syrup, for garnish
• Powdered sugar, for garnish
• Raspberries, for garnish
• In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
• In a medium bowl, whisk egg. Add buttermilk, 2 tablespoons butter, vanilla extract and food coloring; whisk until combined.
• Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir to combine. If the mixture is too thick, add water until desired consistency is reached.
• Spray a heart-shaped cookie cutter with nonstick cooking spray and place in a skillet. Add enough batter to fill heart. Cook 2 minutes. Remove heart-shaped cutter. Flip pancake and cook 1 minute.
• Serve with butter, syrup, powdered sugar and raspberries.
Find more breakfast recipes and sweet treat ideas at culinary.net. ◆
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