Birthday Cake Pancakes with Buttercream Glaze (GF)

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Birthday Cake Pancakes with Buttercream Glaze

Saturday mornings are for snuggles and pancakes. My new Birthday Cake Pancakes with Buttercream Glaze will make you look forward to jumping out of the bed. Don’t let the name fool you, it doesn’t have to be your birthday to enjoy these pancakes. These are great to serve anytime.

Pancake mix

This post was sponsored by ALDI USA but all opinions remain my own.

My 5 year old, Eloise, was right beside me during the creation of this recipe and she couldn’t wait for it to be finished. Throughout the testing process, she kept sneaking little bites and declaring this was going to be the best recipe ever. I would agree, this recipe turned out to be the best ever! Probably because I had the cutest little helper around.

Birthday Cake Pancakes with Buttercream Glaze (GF)
Birthday Cake Pancakes with Buttercream Glaze

Birthday cake flavor anything makes me a happy girl, especially a pancake. For the batter, I used the liveGfree Pancake and Baking Mix, along with an egg, almond milk, coconut oil, and vanilla extract. Instead of using traditional syrup, I created a Buttercream Glaze that really brings this recipe together. The glaze is super simple and requires minimal ingredients such as, powdered sugar, heavy cream, milk, butter and vanilla extract.

Birthday Cake Pancakes with Buttercream Glaze

What you need for these Birthday Cake Pancakes

  • liveGfree Pancake and Baking Mix
  • liveGfree Granola
  • vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • Milk of choice
  • Simply Nature Organic Coconut Oil
  • Powdered Sugar 
  • Butter
  • Heavy whipping cream
  • Sprinkles
Birthday Cake Pancakes with Buttercream Glaze

All of the ingredients on this list is available at ALDI. If you have followed me for very long, you are probably aware that this is my go-to grocery store. Not only do I save money on weekly groceries, but the quality of their products is top-notch.

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Birthday Cake Pancakes with Buttercream Glaze


  • Author: Ashley McCrary
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 10 pancakes 1x

Description

Want to eat cake for breakfast? Now you can with my gluten free Birthday Cake Pancakes with Buttercream Glaze and topped with whipped cream, sprinkles and crumbled granola. These are the perfect weekend treat for the whole family. 


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Ingredients

Birthday Cake Pancakes Ingredients

  • 1 cup liveGfree Pancake and Baking Mix
  • 1 cup milk of choice
  • 2 tbsp Simply Nature Organic coconut oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  •  1 large egg
  • 2 1/2 tbsp sprinkles

Buttercream Glaze

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 2 1/2 tbsp heavy cream 
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Pancake Topping

  • liveGfree Honey Granola 
  • Whipped topping

Instructions

Pancake Instructions:

  1. Spray a griddle or skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together all ingredients for the pancakes until completely blended. 
  3. Pour the pancake batter onto the griddle or skillet (I use about ⅓ cup of batter for each pancake)
  4. Cook until the edges are dry. Turn; cook until golden.

Buttercream Glaze Instructions:

  1. Combine all of the glaze ingredients in a small bowl and stir together until it reaches desired consistency. 
  2. Feel free to add more milk to make the glaze thinner. If it gets too thin, add a little more powdered sugar. 
  3. Drizzle the glaze over the pancakes and top with sprinkles, crumbled granola and whipped topping.

  • Category: Breakfast
  • Cuisine: Gluten Free/American

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Birthday Cake Pancakes with Buttercream Glaze

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This post was sponsored by ALDI USA but all opinions remain my own.

Comments (1)

  • We tried these pancakes for breakfast this morning and the kids and I gobbled them right up. So tasty! We just ate them with syrup, but I sure want to do the glaze next time because that would just have bumped them up a level. I could even see us doing these as a fun, quick dessert some time. Thanks as always for your wonderful recipes!

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