Holiday foods are so fun! Making a special festive breakfast is something I love to do to get my girls excited for upcoming holidays. I made them the cutest easter breakfast that my girls love, and I know your kids will as well. So follow along, and I will show you how to make cute and fluffy Easter Bunny Pancakes, out of stuff you already have. Simple, easy, and festive!
Supplies needed for Bunny Pancakes
The best part about this Easter breakfast treat is that you can make these as simple or complex as you want. You could choose to use your favorite premade mix if you want to. My kids love to measure and pour all the ingredients to make them fresh.
To make our pancakes you will want to make sure you have the following things.
Equipment needed to make your Bunny Pancakes
- the correct measuring cups or spoons
- 2 mixing bowls
- A large spoon or whisk to mix your ingredients
- A pan or skillet to cook your pancakes
- And of course the fun part, a spatula to flip your pancakes over.
*A special piece of equipment I love to use when baking is a sifter. It makes sure all the lumps are out and adds extra air into your mix and makes it more airy and fluffy*
Dry ingredients needs for your Easter pancakes
- 2 cups all purpose flour
- ¼ cup granulated sugar
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
Wet Ingredients needed for your Easter pancakes
-1 ¾ cups milk
-¼ cup butter
– 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
-1 large egg
Special dietary changes for Bunny Pancakes
When you make pancakes or are baking in general there are so many options for substitutions if your diet restricts you from having certain foods.
If you are unable to have all purpose flour, you can substitute this for a coconut, almond, or your flour substitution of choice.
Cutting down on sugar is no problem for this recipe. It allows for you to substitute the sugar for honey, maple syrup, agave or stevia. If you are using a liquid sugar substitute, just keep an eye on the consistency of your mix as you may need to add more dry or lessen the amount of liquid you are adding.
A lot of people have problems with dairy. There are so many options in the store. Some that you may already have in your fridge to replace the milk in this recipe. For example you can replace the regular milk in this recipe with nut, soy, oat or rice milk and you will achieve the same results.
When baking, eggs bind everything together, and add leavening and make your pancakes super airy and fluffy. But don’t worry there are still options for you if you need to omit the eggs. Some pretty simple and easy substitutions for eggs could be applesauce, bananas, or yogurt.
Steps to make Easter Bunny Pancakes
I promise these bunny pancakes are going to be super simple and exciting for your kids.
- You will first want to make sure you have all of the required equipment and ingredients.
- While your pan or skillet is preheating, mix (and possibly sift) together your dry ingredients and set aside.
- Then mix together your wet ingredients and combine them with your dry.
- Once your pan is heated up you will need to make enough pancakes to form your Easter Bunny shape.
To form your Easter Bunny you will need
- 2 circle pancakes, one a little smaller than the other.
- 2 oval shaped,
- another oval set a little smaller and thinner than the first.
Watch this video to see exactly how I assemble the bunny
How to assemble your Bunny
- You will want to lay down your larger circle on the bottom of your plate or board as the bunny body.
- Above the body you will lay down the smaller circle pancake for the bunny head.
- To form the bunny feet you will lay your larger oval pancakes at the bottom of your board overlapping your body.
- For your bunny ears you will lay your smaller oval pancakes on the top of your bunny head.
Fun extras for your bunny
None of these are required to make your Easter Bunny Pancakes, but can always be added to make it more fun and festive for the kids.
Chocolate chips, these can be added inside your mix to make a spotted bunny, or sprinkled on top. Cool whip can be added to the feet of the bunny body or a fluffy tail, fun and yummy! Easter sprinkles make everything more fun. These again can be added to the mix or sprinkled on top.
Easter plates, napkins and cups. Something simple and easy that could make your breakfast a holiday on its own. Just adding those to your table makes it look like you even decorated your table for this festive Easter Breakfast.
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I really hope his post has shown you how simple and fun Easter breakfasts can be. That they don’t need to be over the top and extravagant to be fun, festive, and magical.
If this post has inspired you to make pancakes fun and shaped like this Easter Bunny I have so many other fun Easter foods, and snacks I just know you will love.