Spooky Breakfast: Pumpkin Pancakes with Black Cinnamon Syrup

October 24, 2013

Halloween is on a school day this year, so your little trick-or-treaters will need a proper breakfast to fuel them through the day. Try a spooky, spidery take on pancakes and syrup, and let the kids help decorate! This pumpkin pancake recipe from Tidy Mom totally drenches a short stack in cinnamon-vanilla syrup made black with food coloring.

Use a squeeze bottle or a plastic zip bag with a small hole cut in one corner to pipe syrup decorations on these funny flapjacks.
2 eggs
1-1/4 cups buttermilk
4 TBSP melted butter
5 TBSP canned pumpkin
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1-1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp allspice
few drops of orange gel food coloring
1/2 cup granulated white sugar
1/2 brown sugar
2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup water
black food coloring gel
For full recipe instructions, click here.

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