10 Easy and Healthy Pancake Recipes for Kids

PANCAKE RECIPES FOR KIDS

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As a mother of a growing child, you may face a constant battle when it comes to feeding healthy food to your kid. Whenever it comes to healthy eating, you may find your kid cringing. The question here is how to lure your children to eat a healthy diet without upsetting them. Pancakes are something that most kids cannot resist. Therefore, here we have some healthy and super easy pancake recipes that your kid will surely relish. You may even ask your kid to help you in making these super sumptuous recipes. Most kids love to cook and what is better than engaging them in making their favourite dish.

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10 Yummy Pancake Recipes for Children

The following are some easy to make and healthy pancake recipes, that will surely become an instant favourite of your kid.

1. Plain Pancake 

Pancakes can be made using various flavours but your kid can savour this plain pancake with any topping of his preference.

Ingredients 

  • 4- Medium sized eggs
  • 1 cup (approx 140 g) – Plain flour
  • 1 ½ cup – Milk
  • 2 tbsp- Butter
  • Vegetable oil for cooking

How to make 

  1. Sieve the flour into a bowl.
  2. Add eggs to the flour and mix well.
  3. Now gradually pour milk and keep whisking the batter.
  4. Once the batter is lump free, add melted butter and mix well.
  5. Heat any non-stick pan over medium flame and grease it with the oil.
  6. Gradually pour the pancake batter with a ladle and spread a little.
  7. Cook on the other side too.
  8. Serve with any topping or syrup of your kiddo’s choice.

PLAIN PANCAKES

Nutritional Value

You can easily make 12 pancakes from the above-mentioned ingredients. The approx nutritional value in each pancake will be as follows:

  • Kcal- 209
  • Fat- 18g
  • Carbs- 12g
  • Saturates- 5g
  • Sugar- 1g
  • Protein- 4g
  • Salt- 0.4g

2. Lemon Zest And Blueberry Pancake

These American-style pancakes are great for a Sunday morning brunch idea for your kid.

Ingredients 

  • 1 Medium-sized egg
  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • 1 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 lemon zest
  • 1 tsp golden syrup
  • 1 ½ cup milk
  • ½ baking soda
  • Some butter

How to make

  1. Take flour, cream of tartar and baking soda in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Now add blueberries, lemon zest and golden syrup into the bowl and keep aside.
  3. Whisk the milk and eggs in a different bowl until they become light and frothy.
  4. Pour the milk and egg mixture into the bowl of dry ingredients.
  5. Mix well or till the batter is lump-free; add more milk if required to make a pouring batter.
  6. Heat a pan and spread butter on it.
  7. Cook on both sides, till the pancake, is golden brown.

LEMON ZEST AND BLUEBERRY PANCAKE

Nutritional Value

You can easily make 14-16 pancakes from the batter. Each pancake will be loaded with:

  • Kcal- 70
  • Sugar- 3g
  • Fibre- 2g
  • Fat- 1g
  • Protein- 1.5g
  • Carbs- 12g

3. Ham And Cheese Pancake Rolls

This recipe is a twist to a usual pancake recipe and the crunchiness of the ham adds to the flavour.

Ingredients

For the pancakes

  • 2 medium-sized eggs
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 ½ cups milk (preferably skimmed milk)
  • Any vegetable oil for frying

For the rolls

  • 12-13 slices of ham
  • 1 ½ cup cooked spinach
  • I cup grated cheddar cheese
  • ¾ cup half-fat crème fraiche
  • 2-3 sliced spring onions (optional)

How to make 

  1. Take flour in a big bowl.
  2. Add eggs, butter and some milk in the flour and whisk well.
  3. Add extra milk to the batter for a smooth consistency, if required.
  4. Heat a pan and brush it with some oil.
  5. Remove the pan from heat, pour the batter and swirl around the pan.
  6. Put the pan back on flame and cook the pancake from both sides or until done. Make 8 pancakes and keep aside.
  7. Spread all the pancakes and place ham, spinach, cheese and spring onions nicely over them.
  8. Carefully roll the pancakes and place them in a greased baking dish.
  9. Mix some leftover grated cheese, crème fraiche and spring onions and spread it over the rolled up pancakes.
  10. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees cook for 30-35 minutes.

HAM AND CHEESE PANCAKE ROLLS

Nutritional Value

The above ingredients will be sufficient to make 8-9 pancakes. Each pancake will have

  • Kcal- 250
  • Carbs- 17g
  • Protein- 12g
  • Fats- 15g
  • Fibre- 0.5g
  • Sugar- 3g

4. Potato Pancake

This pancake can be made using leftover mashed potatoes or hash browns and it is a perfect breakfast pancake recipe for toddlers.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup mashed potatoes
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • I tbsp chopped chives
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp any vegetable oil
  • A dollop of butter

How to make 

  1. Take a big glass bowl put mashed potatoes into it.
  2. Sieve baking powder and flour over the mashed potatoes.
  3. Add milk and eggs to the bowl and mix all the ingredients well or till the batter is smooth.
  4. Put chopped chives into and batter and mix well.
  5. Heat the pan over medium heat and grease it with oil and a hint of butter.
  6. Pour the pancake mix and cook on both sides until it turns golden brown.
  7. You may serve it with scrambled eggs and crisp bacon.

POTATO PANCAKES

Nutritional Value 

You can easily make 12-14 pancakes from the above-mentioned ingredients. Each pancake will have

  • Kcal- 70
  • Carbs- 8g
  • Protein- 4g
  • Fats- 3g
  • Sugar- 0.6g
  • Fibre- 0g

5. Whole Wheat Carrot Pancake

Give this pancake to your kid as a great kick-start for an energetic day.

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • 2 tbsp chopped walnuts
  • ½ tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ soda-bi-carbonate
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ full fat cream
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence
  • Pinch of salt

How to make

  1. In a large bowl mix flour, cinnamon powder, baking powder, soda-bi-carbonate and salt. Add chopped walnuts and mix well.
  2. In a separate bowl mix together milk, eggs, cream, vanilla essence, brown sugar and carrots.
  3. Add the dry ingredients gradually into the wet ones and whisk well till no lumps remain.
  4. Place a non-stick pan on the gas stove and heat it on medium flame and grease with some oil.
  5. Pour the pancake batter and cook well on both sides.
  6. Serve with the syrup of your choice.

WHOLE WHEAT CARROT PANCAKES

Nutritional Value 

You can make 8-9 pancakes from the above-mentioned ingredients. Each pancake will have:

  • Kcal- 130
  • Carbs- 22g
  • Protein- 4g
  • Fat- 3g

6. Banana Pancake

This is an easy yet yummy recipe for banana pancakes for toddlers.

Ingredients 

  • 4 large sized eggs
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 medium-sized bananas (mashed)
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon powder
  • ¾ cup sliced strawberries (optional)

How to make

  1. Take a bowl and mix together flour, eggs, banana and cinnamon powder.
  2. Heat the pan over medium heat and grease it with butter.
  3. Pour the pancake mix and cook until done on both sides.
  4. You may place sliced strawberries and pour honey over the pancakes to the added flavour and taste.

BANANA PANCAKES

Nutritional Value

The above recipe serves four and each serving has

  • Kcal- 750
  • Carbs- 85g
  • Proteins- 32g
  • Fats- 33g
  • Fibre- 12g

7. Yummy Almond Flour Pancake

This healthy pancake recipe can be used as a yummy picnic treat.

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 large sized eggs
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

How to make

  1. Mix almond flour, eggs, water, maple syrup and salt in a big mixing bowl. Whisk until the batter turns smooth and lump free.
  2. Turn on the gas stove and heat the pan over medium heat.
  3. Grease the pan with coconut oil.
  4. Drop the batter on the pan and cook the pancakes from both the sides till they turn golden brown.
  5. Pour some maple syrup on top before serving.

ALMOND FLOUR PANCAKES

Nutritional Value

The above recipe will comfortably serve four people and will have approximately the following nutritional value:

  • Kcal- 950
  • Carbs- 35g
  • Protein- 40g
  • Fats- 76g
  • Fibre- 13g

8. Pancake With Cottage Cheese

This recipe will be an absolute delight for a child who loves eating fresh cottage cheese.

Ingredients 

  • ½ cup wheat flour
  • 3 large sized eggs
  • 1 cup grated or mashed homemade cottage cheese (you may use packed cheese if you want)
  • Any vegetable oil for cooking

How to make 

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl and form a smooth batter.
  2. Take a flat pan and heat it on medium flame.
  3. Grease the hot pan with some vegetable oil.
  4. Pour the pancake mix into the pan and cook the pancake from both the sides or until it turns brown.

COTTAGE CHEESE PANCAKES

Nutritional Value

You can easily serve four people and nutritional facts are as follows:

  • Kcal- 760
  • Carbs- 35g
  • Protein- 50g
  • Fats- 45g
  • Fibre- 4g

9. Apple Pancake

This pancake recipe in an ideal Tiffin option for your little fussy eater.

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs
  • ½ flour
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 large sized apple
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla essence
  • A pinch of salt

How to make

  1. Take the apple, peel it nicely and remove the core. Cut the apple into thin wedges.
  2. Place skillet over medium heat and put butter.
  3. After the butter melts, add apple wedges and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. Take milk, eggs, butter, granulated sugar, salt and vanilla essence in a blender and mix well.
  5. Pour the blended mixture into the apples.
  6. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and place the skillet in the oven and cook for 15 minutes or till the pancake turns golden brown.
  7. Sprinkle powdered sugar before serving to add zing to the flavour.

APPLE PANCAKES

Nutritional Value

The above ingredients would suffice for two and contain the following nutritional facts:

  • Kcal- 1400
  • Carbs- 160g
  • Proteins- 42g
  • Fats- 70g
  • Fibre- 9g

10. Cinnamon And Oatmeal Pancakes

This aromatic pancake recipe will be a hit with your little one.

Ingredients 

  • 1 ½ cup oatmeal
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 egg whites
  • ½ tsp cinnamon powder
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg powder
  • ½ tbsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • A pinch of salt

How to make 

  1. Take a large bowl and mix all the ingredients together in it.
  2. Make sure the batter does not get too thin or runny; you may add extra oatmeal to work upon the consistency of the batter.
  3. Heat any non-stick pan on medium flame.
  4. Grease the pan and gradually pour pancake mix.
  5. Cook the pancakes well from both the sides.
  6. You may serve the pancakes with any topping or with any syrup of your choice.

CINNAMON AND OATMEAL PANCAKES

Nutritional Value

The above-mentioned ingredients will comfortable serve two people and contain following nutritional value:

  • Kcal- 400
  • Carbs- 80g
  • Protein- 22g
  • Fats- 5g
  • Fibre- 10g

You may easily try any of the above-mentioned recipes at home. If your child is a fussy eater or just stubborn to try something new, you can lure them into eating healthy by trying any of our above-mentioned pancake recipes. However, if your kid is allergic to any specific ingredient, kindly double-check before trying out any recipe. These easy to make healthy pancake recipes will be loved by one and all. You can also make variations to the recipes as per the liking of your kid or to add an extra zing to the recipe. Kids love to try out new things and experiment with various flavours, therefore, it is a good idea to start introducing various flavours at a younger age to avoid any food aversions.

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