Perfect Pancake Bites Baby Shower for Picky Palate

by Heather on August 20, 2012

Today is a super-special day for one of my favorite bloggers!

Jenny, the genius behind Picky Palate (and I am NOT using the word genius liberally here – her blog and food are amazing!), is pregnant with a sweet little boy!  And I think you guys know how much I love baby boys ;)

So sweet Jenny, first of all congratulations – I am so excited to meet your sweet little boy!  It really feels like just yesterday you announced that you were pregnant and now the time is almost here to welcome him into the world.  Time has flown by, and I just know that you and your family are going to have an absolute blast getting to know the new little dude :)

 

Second, WELCOME TO YOUR SHOWER!  I am so thankful that I was included in the incredible list of women who are using today in the blogging world to celebrate you!  After reading through the fabulous list of goodies from other bloggers I just wish that we could all be together and devouring everything together!

 

These pancake bites are cut-outs from my favorite yogurt pancake recipe and are the perfect one-bite breakfast, or in this case shower, treats.  I topped these with blueberry yogurt and strawberries and peanut butter and banana slices – so not only are they super tasty but they’re guilt-free too.

PERFECT PANCAKE BITES

  • 2 cups all-purpose or whole-wheat pastry flour (or a combo of the two)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 1/2 cups yogurt (I like plain Greek yogurt)
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 whole eggs
  • 4 Tbsp melted butter

In a large bowl whisk together the yogurt, milk, sugar, eggs and butter until smooth.  Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.  Gently fold the flour mixture into the yogurt mixture, adding a little more milk if the batter is too thick.  Cook the pancakes in a skillet heated over medium-low heat, about 3 minutes per side.  Let the cakes cool for 10 minutes.  Using a 1-1/2 inch circular cutter cut out about 3 circles per pancake (and maybe eat the scraps…mmm!).  Top with whatever your heart desires – yogurt, nut butters, fruit, jam, chocolate, nuts, syrup, honey – really, anything!

 

*NOTE:  these pancakes freeze really well; just thaw in the fridge or countertop and place under the broiler for a minute or so to crisp up the outside and keep the inside nice ‘n’ moist!*

Picky Palate Surprise Baby Shower Bloggers!

Angie: Bakerella Baby Faces
Bev: Bev Cooks Horseradish Deviled Eggs
Bridget: Bake at 350 Cute as a Button Cupcakes
Cheryl: TidyMom Salted Caramel Cupcakes
Gaby: Whats Gaby Cooking Blueberry Buttermilk Cake
Julie: The Little Kitchen Mixed Berry Mint Slushies
Kathy: Panini Happy Baby Oreo Ice Cream Pies
Kristan: Confessions of a Cookbook Queen Homemade Animal Crackers
Lauren: Lauren’s Latest Mini Chocolate Lava Cakes
Lori: Recipe Girl Oreo and Caramel Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars
Maria: Two Peas and Their Pod Cookies ‘n Cream Sheet Cake
Marion: Sweetopia Baby Shower Cookie Favors
Marla: Family Fresh Cooking Blueberry Mint Agua Fresca
Michelle: Brown Eyed BakeShrimp Nacho Bites
Naomi: Bakers Royale Chocolate and Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Trifles
Robyn: Add a Pinch Blue Velvet Cake
Shaina: Food For My Family Ginger Plum Preserves
Shelly: Cookies and Cups Oreo Pop Baby Rattles
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{ 37 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Amanda August 20, 2012

Oh my goodness, how cute are these little pancake bites?! So perfect for a shower! Wish I had these for breakfast right now, lol!! :)

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2 shelly (cookies and cups) August 20, 2012

These are so stinking cute! I want these this morning for breakfast!!

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3 Lauren at Keep It Sweet August 20, 2012

Love this, these are adorable!

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4 Jen @ Savory Simple August 20, 2012

These are just adorable! How perfect for the shower!

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5 Laurie {Simply Scratch} August 20, 2012

Oh how CUTE!!! Such a great idea Heather :) Happy Baby Shower Jenny!

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6 Robyn Stone | Add a Pinch August 20, 2012

Such a wonderful idea for a shower! I love these!

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7 Jenny Flake August 20, 2012

Heather!! Thanks so much for making such perfect little pancake bites for this virtual shower! You ladies are the best and made my morning extra sweet! xoxox

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8 Marian (Sweetopia) August 20, 2012

How yummy! Perfect for a shower, snacks or breakfast! Love!!

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9 katie August 20, 2012

How adorable are these pancake bites?!??! Love this idea!

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10 Maria August 20, 2012

Perfect indeed!

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11 Cookbook Queen August 20, 2012

So cute!! Such a fun fun breakfast :)

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12 Ashley August 20, 2012

Loooook at these!!!!! I want to pop 30 of them into my mouth right this very instant! Nicely done. :)

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13 Lauren from Lauren's Latest August 20, 2012

Everything mini is so cute!! LOVE this idea!

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14 Sarah (The Social Eater) August 20, 2012

These are adorable! I might copy this idea for my son’s first birthday party. He loves Eric Carle’s Pancakes! Pancakes! book, so I’m thinking of putting a pancakes and pj’s party together.

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15 Angie @ Big Bear's Wife August 20, 2012

So cute!!! Love it! What a cute party food!

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16 Bev @ Bev Cooks August 20, 2012

These. Are. So. Cute. I. Just. Fell. Down.

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17 bridget {bake at 350} August 20, 2012

Pancake BITES?!? Oh, I’m in love.

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18 Averie @ Averie Cooks August 20, 2012

well these are just toooo adorable! so mini and cute!

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19 janetha August 20, 2012

oh my goodness, SO cute! and clever!

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20 Caralyn @ glutenfreehappytummy August 20, 2012

those are just the cutest little bites! oh my gosh:)

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21 Jen @ Jen's Favorite Cookies August 20, 2012

Gorgeous idea! I can think of a few other occasions to serve something like this! (Like, it’s Wednesday.)

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22 Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. August 20, 2012

Love these little bites! So perfect for a party!

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23 JulieD August 20, 2012

These are so cute!! I love this idea…will have to use these for my next party!!

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24 Tasha @ Thatssoyummy August 20, 2012

The perfect bite! yummy!!!!!

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25 naomi August 20, 2012

These are so baby-shower perfect! Absolutely adorable and delicious.

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26 Erin @ A Girl & Her Mutt August 20, 2012

How cute are these?! Love, love, love!

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27 Kathy - Panini Happy August 20, 2012

What yummy little bites! I think my kids would just love these.

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28 TidyMom August 20, 2012

oh my heck! how cute are these!! I love it! what a perfect little treat any time!

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29 Katie August 20, 2012

How fun are these?! I want you to make them for my baby shower…for a baby I’m pregnant with…yet.

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30 Amanda August 20, 2012

These are adorable! What a fun idea!

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31 marla August 20, 2012

Heather, these are the PERFECT pancake bites!! Soooo happy you could help celebrate Jenny :)

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32 Diana August 20, 2012

This is a genius idea! Perfect idea for a shower or brunch!

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33 Anina @ Aninas Recipes August 21, 2012

OH my! Another breakfast treat for ANY TIME OF DAY! Especially for me! They look absolutely gorgeous!

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34 Marina {YummyMummyKitchen.com} August 21, 2012

I have seriously been dreaming about these cutie pie pancakes ever since I pinned them a few days ago. YOU are a genius my friend :)

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35 Delishhh August 22, 2012

How fantastic!! What a great shower and how adorable are these pancakes!!!

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36 icakepops August 24, 2012

I’m making these for my kids today! Thanks for the inspiration!

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37 Med School Mom September 11, 2012

These are adorable. My kids will love these!

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