Mother’s Day Breakfast Idea- Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Posted by: on May 9, 2014 in Blog | One Comment

Mother’s Day Breakfast Idea Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

Rules were made to be broken.

The weather is getting better and everyone is thinking “healthy food” to get into the summer swing of things.

But this is Mother’s Day and who deserves a treat more than mom?

The intention of sharing this recipe is that dads and kids will make this breakfast while mom sleeps, runs, lingers in the hot shower or reads the newspaper. Big kids might be able to stand beside dad and swirl on the cinnamon mixture. Littler ones will want to be in charge of squeezing on the cream cheese glaze and pouring the juice with dad.

Start with the cinnamon swirl mixture:

  • 4 Tablespoons of melted butter
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ½ Tablespoon cinnamon

This is mixed all together and poured into a plastic squeeze bottle

Next, make the cream cheese glaze:

  • ½ stick of butter, softened
  • 2 ounces of cream cheese softened
  • ¾ cup confectioners sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Mix this together until smooth and creamy. You can put this in a squeeze bottle as well or put it in a plastic sandwich bag and cut the tip off one corner.

Now for the pancakes:

You may have a favorite pancake batter if your family is really into pancakes, or you may prefer the boxed mix. This is your call; frankly this is more about the cinnamon swirl and the glaze. The pancake is simply the carrier for the sweet goodness!

Once the batter is ready, pour some onto the oiled skillet or griddle. Take the bottle of cinnamon swirl and squeeze it on the pancake so that it looks like a cinnamon roll. Flip the pancake when bubbles no longer fill in and the edge looks dry.

When your pancake is ready, it’s time to add the glaze. Squeeze the glaze gently and pass back and forth over the pancake to make it striped and delicious. Serve to mom with a hug and a kiss then get back in the kitchen and make some more!

Let us know how your pancakes turned out (and who really made them).