Red Velvet Pancakes: Kidz In the Kitchen

Red Velvet Pancakes!!?  Why don’t mind if I do!

So. good.  Super delicious and fun to look at and eat.  They would be PERFECT for Valentine’s Day!!

2 cups of white flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons granulated sugar

4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder


2 large eggs

1-1/2 cups buttermilk (but I didn’t have any so I used 1 Tbsp vanilla yogurt, 1 Tb lemon juice and water to 1 1/2 cups)1/2 cup sour cream (but I had none, so I used 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt)

2 teaspoons red food coloring

4 teaspoons vanilla (I didn’t use any, as I had used vanilla yogurt)


Standard pancake dealio…

Mix the dry

(clean the mess)

Mix the wet

(clean the mess, again)

Add the two together and mix until just blended with no flour clumps.

Pour onto griddle.

Cook until brown (or brownish-blackish-red, as they are red pancakes).


Devour.  We sure did!

I even found a recipe for vegan ones!

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Elizabeth is a Kamloops lifer. Born at RIH, she is happy to be raising her family here. Married with four wonderful children, Elizabeth is also teacher and enjoys working with parents as she learns more about this “Mommy gig”. Elizabeth is passionate about parenting and enjoys networking with other parents.

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