Pancake Piggies

Pancake Piggies


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Make an extra-special breakfast for your kids with these pig-faced pancakes. Or get creative - see how many different kinds of animals faces you can make with this technique.


Serves: 3 

  • 3/4 cup (190g) milk
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1 cup (125g) plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon bicarb soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • cooking oil spray or butter for frying
  • 12 blueberries
  • 3 half orange slices

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:5min resting  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Mix milk and vinegar in a bowl and let stand for 5 minutes so that the milk goes sour.
  2. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, bicarb soda and salt in a bowl.
  3. Mix together egg, butter and soured milk, then beat in flour mixture until lump-free.
  4. Heat a large frying pan over medium heat and spray with cooking oil spray (or butter). Pour portions of the batter into the pan and make 4 large pancakes (about 15cm diameter) and 4 small pancakes (about 8cm in diameter). When bubbles form on the top of the pancakes, flip them over and cook on the other side.
  5. Set 3 of the large pancakes on 3 large plates. Cut the small pancakes in half and place them as pig's ears next to the large pancakes. Cut around a small glass to make three snouts from the remaining large pancakes. Place 2 blueberries on each as eyes and two more for nostrils. Place half a slice of orange as the tongue.

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