Show me your sourdough and I’ll raise you pancake cereal.
We’ve showcased our banana bread baking prowess, knocked back whipped flavoured milk and even toasted to lockdown life with a . However, in the fast-paced and fickle world of lockdown’s competitive culinary challenges, a new foodie trend is taking over social media.
Pancake cereal, which is pretty much what it says on the tin, originated on and has since gone viral across Instagram and Twitter where budding foodies are whipping up mini pancakes and dousing them in all manner of breakfast accompaniments.
Bowls of miniature pancakes slathered in syrup, yoghurt, chocolate sauce and smothered in sprinkles have been popping up all over social media, with the #pancakecereal hashtag amassing over 10 million views on TikTok alone.
The method basically involves whipping up mini versions of pancakes (we have a healthy recipe here if you’re so inclined) and then serving them up with your favourite toppings. Whilst the vast majority top theirs with sauces and sweet treats, some experimental foodies are taking it a step further and crushing up Oreo biscuits or Lucky Charms cereals and mixing them into the batter with Hershey’s cocoa powder to create E number-fuelled bowls.