We get a lot of questions about pancakes! It seems that many of you really enjoy the morning breakfast tradition that we have all grown to love, but you're looking to reduce the time that it takes to make.
Pancakes, waffles and really any other breakfast food staple have gotten the rap of the weekend treat. Some say that they just don't have time during the week to get ready for the day and prepare a hearty breakfast.
Having a healthy breakfast is such an important part to our diets and in setting the tone of the day. Skipping breakfast for the family can also mean skipping family time around the table. This time is priceless as meals shared around the table are the perfect moments to connect, communicate and pour into your family relationships. Studies have shown the physical and social health benefits to beginning your day with breakfast.
As the saying goes, anything is possible with preparation. Below we share a breakfast hack that will not only save you time in the morning, but makes the clean up of cooking super easy and gives you the perfect batch of pancakes every time.
Pancake breakfast hack:
Prepare in advance for the week ahead. A great day to prepare for your upcoming week is Sunday. However chose a day that works best for you. Mix up your batter, we prefer to use Barlow's Foods Original Pancake Mix made following the traditional cooking instructions.
1/4 cup melted butter
1 cup of Barlow's pancake mix
1 cup whole milk
Mix all ingredients until evenly combined batter will be slightly lumpy.
This is where it get's really really easy. Instead of leaving the batter in the bowl that was used to prepare. Pour the pancake batter into a 32 ounce squeeze bottle. Snip the top to allow more batter to pass through.
This bottle can now be used as a pancake "dispenser" you can also store pancake batter in the bottle and in the fridge for up to a week.
Once you start using this tip to prepare your pancakes making breakfast in the morning or pancakes anytime is now just so much easier!
What are some of some of your kitchen tips and or hacks to get more of your time back?