Cupcake Pancakes


Too fun. We made them cupcake-shaped using this method then added some whipped cream and chocolate chips. A nice sugary start to the morning. Hey, I never said I was a healthy eating type. If it says “cake” twice in the name of your food, it’s probably not a good idea. Don’t judge me.

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Marisa

Oh, that looks yummy.

Heck yes, we have lots of not-so-healthy foods. Pancakes or waffles with syrup (and sometimes chocolate chips or whipped cream) once a week. Cookies, muffins, and/or cake whenever Mom feels the urgeand that is pretty darn often. I have a bit of a sweet tooth, and a weakness for baked goods.

But the rest of the time we eat very nutritiously, and everything is homemade. No Twinkies allowed in this house.

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sarah

Sometimes I cut bread into easter egg shapes, toast them, smear them with a ton of Nutella, put sprinkles on them and tell the kids we're having cupcakes for breakfast. I do try to buy the multigrain bread with all those seed things in it, so maybe it's not too bad? 🙂

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eireann

Wow. For those I might have to break my "no cooking before noon" rule. Also, don't out me to my hubby, but one night last week while he was on a business trip my toddler and I had cookies for dinner. Hey, it was girls' week, give me a break. 🙂

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Kelly

Who doesn't love pancakes?? Something we've recently discovered is Fruit Roll-Ups in crescent rolls. It's like a mini danish, all nice and compact and clean. I'm normally against my kids eating Fruit Roll-Ups. (They're so sticky, and, let's be honest, I eat 3 or more by myself…in one sitting. This is a judgement free zone, right??) But these are SO amazing! I've been meaning to throw a little cream cheese in them as well. Yummers!!

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Dakota

Lol… My little girl looooves meat.. Shes a CARNIVORE!! Sooo she eats alottt of hotdogs. ALOTT of hotdogs. And they arent kosher dogs. at all… 🙂 and soooometimes when i get starbucks i share it with her… 😀 she reaaally likes it. but that one isnt as often. she gets grumpy after being all hyped up on extra caramal frappaccino with an extra espresso shot.. i know. its bad. 😀

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Rachel

Yeah, we are pretty "nutritious" in my house too. My youngest is a grump when she wakes up from afternoon nap (and this is when I get to do most of my quality sewing) so I usually send the older children upstairs with candy to share when she wakes up so I can get a couple more minutes of sewing in. Also, we have dessert probably 4 times a week (both my husband and I love sweets).

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Jessica Hilliker

We try not to feed the little ones anything TOO sweet, but somehow everyday ends up being "special" and there is hot chocolate in the am or M&Ms; {to practice math counting skills with! ha!} after dinner–my boys love anything sweet, so we generally make smoothies in the afternoons.

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Payal

Twice the cake… you are a woman after my own heart. This is ever so healthy compared to my real cake with icing for breakfast. Don't judge me either. 🙂

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Beach Mom

I made pancakes for breakfast last sunday and they were reallllly dry & we had one squirt of syrup left-SOOO we had oatmeal/raisin cookies from Publix for breaky~it was awesome. AND my little guy was smiling away, he knew we were breakin' the rules!

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Christine

My husband loves the french toast I make. I use vanilla, tarragon and cinnamon, which isn't necessarily bad itself. Bu then he slathers on the butter and drowns it with real maple syrup. He and our 17 month-old daughter alternate bites…she screams for joy and practically jumps out of her chair for it!

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Jen

yes well unfortunately my daughter has put herself on strict diet of hot dogs, mac & cheese, fish sticks and mini hamburgers plus a few others. so i try to work with what i have and make better versions of all that – haven't figured out the hot dog angle yet. and i make my famous pancakes with whole wheat flour – when i retailed them i called them "aydan's favorite" because she actually ate them!!!

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thefullvine

Chocolate chip scones, French toast, and slushies, to name a few. Ah, sugar and food dye. And our one year-old is still making out just fine.

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