So, I shared this idea on Instagram and people loved it. Which made me think I should share a little more in-depth post on it here on the blog. But I have to apologize in advance because you know I am the Queen of Non-Pinterest Pictures.
In fact, I posted the above photo on Instagram earlier this week and said: “I have no idea how people get those amazing magazine-worthy food prep photos. I can ooh and ahh over them, but let’s be honest: when I cook, it looks more like the cupboards threw up.” #reallife
So, all that aside, the tip was this: I make up pancake batter the night before and stick it in the fridge. Then, in the morning, we can have fresh-made pancakes with almost zero work.
It’s so simple, but it’s one little trick I keep up my sleeve and have used over and over again.
You can also make up a huge batch of batter and then use it multiple times throughout the week.
I just mix up the batter and stick it in the fridge. Then, in the morning, I will sometimes add a little extra milk, stir, and cook on a griddle.
This week, I had a little helper for the actual making of the pancakes… and he decided to add some yummy chocolate chips to the batter. He’s a child after my own heart. 😉
By the way, if you can tell by his face, Silas is very meticulous about getting the pancakes “just right”. And I’m all about working myself out of a job… Even if the training process requires cleaning up lots of spilled pancake batter (see floor for evidence).
Breakfast is served… and it only took me a few minutes of prep work the night before. Well, and cleaning up pancake batter off the floor after the pancakes were made. 🙂
What are YOUR favorite quick and easy breakfast ideas? I’d love to hear!