Pancake Messages

READY IN: 55mins


  • pancake batter (I use Bisquick heart healthy, the richer option, and add well cut-up bananas)
  • food coloring, pens in various colors


  • Heat ungreased, unbuttered griddle to 325.
  • Drop 2 teaspoons at a time of batter on the griddle, spreading just a little with a small spatula, spoon or other utensil. On my griddle, I'm able to fit 18 or so at a time.
  • Cook for about 3 minutes on first side so it is a light brown. If it gets too brown, the pen colors won't show up as well.
  • Flip and cook for another 2 minutes or so until cooked.
  • Let cool on wire rack.
  • When cooled, either freeze and then write message, or write message on pancake immediately with food coloring pens on the first side of the pancake. The pancake is soft, so you can't press too hard, so you kind of have to glide the pen over the surface. Some colors may show up better than others.
  • If frozen, simply heat up in the microwave 30-45 seconds for 4 stacked pancakes.