Friday, February 3, 2012

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Pancakes- Pancakes on the Half-shell! Pancake Power!


Ha, so. Blogger Officially hates me. This was *supposed* to upload automatically last night. When I went to check this morning how the blog looked, turns out this lil post here was still chilling in "scheduled". Despite it being extremely overdue. Ah, well. Fixing glitch #112 now! Back to our regularly scheduled program:



Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! In pancake form!


It'll be all you can do to keep Shredder away from these adorable geek creations. The shelled gang is all here! We have:

Raphael

Leonardo

Donatello

Michelangelo
 I didn't make their sensei, Splinter, but, if any of you guys are up to the challenge, please send me the link! I'd love to check out a well executed trend of anthromorphic pancakes :)



These came from an idea that came from an idea that came from spending too much time amazed by the site Jim's Pancakes. If you haven't seen his website before, you should check it out. The man is a griddle master, making pancake masterpieces for his daughter and family.

There are several tricks to this, none too complicated. Use food dye to differentiate the colors of the batter and put them into squeeze bottle to create precise lines. A griddle turned to low will be your best friend in this situation as you'll want to add things in both an artistic and consistent manner before the cooking really starts up.

I had some fun and made tie-dye chocolate chip pancake leftovers when I was done with the turtles...



 Yummmmmmmmmmm!


Overall, this experience was an EXTREMELY fun one! AND it was easy to the most clutzy degree! Thanks to Jim's Pancakes for the inspiration and tricks of the griddle trade! I see even more eccentric pancakes in my future...



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