Monday, September 11, 2017

Weekend Pancake Fun with Krusteaz

After a long week, we needed a break.  And nothing says "break" like sleeping late on a Saturday morning, then making pancakes.

We're excited to be partnering with Krusteaz for National Breakfast Month to share their new Krusteaz Protein Pancake mix, along with our favorite cute pancake toppers. Why can't weekend breakfasts be extra fun?

We started out our pancakes by making a batch of Krusteaz Protein Pancakes.  The kids were very happy to report that the pancakes have the same great taste as our usual Krusteaz pancakes, so we got the extra protein bonus and the flavor we wanted.

Check out our pancake toppers!  Besides the usual syrup, we love having more fun with our pancakes, so I made bears and fish on Saturday morning.  Want to learn how to make them?

For the bear, I spread a thin layer of chocolate hazelnut spread on top of one pancake.  I sliced three pieces of banana to make the ears and snout, then used three blueberries for the eyes and nose.  Use a teeny dab of the hazelnut spread to make the nose stick to the snout.

For the fish, I used a sweetened cream cheese spread on top of the pancake.  I sliced a large and small strawberry in half, then cut a small triangle out of each for the mouth and the tail fin.  A tiny dab of cream cheese on a sugar eye completes the design.  (Get more specific instructions on the fish here.)

With 13g of added protein, Krusteaz Protein Pancakes are the perfect way to keep your family full and energized all day long. The new protein pancake is also free of partially hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup, artificial colors, flavors and preservatives, in keeping with Krusteaz’s commitment to simplified and wholesome ingredients.

Would you like to try them too?  Right now, you can enter to win a great Krusteaz prize pack, including 3 boxes of the new protein pancake mix and other Krusteaz swag.

Just use the Rafflecopter below to enter, leaving me a blog comment telling me what your idea of weekend fun is.  For more entries, you can tweet about the giveaway.

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Disclosure: The above information, baking supplies, and more was provided to me from Krusteaz for the purposes of this post.


  1. My idea of weekend fun is a nice relaxing weekend and hanging out with family.

  2. Sleeping in, a good breakfast, and still getting something done (good dog walk, a bit of yard or housework, etc.) before 1 is a perfect weekend day for us.

  3. We like to take advantage of the warm weather and go on family bike rides.

  4. Weekend fun is getting away to a relaxing spot - the beach, the lake - and spending it with friends and family.

  5. A fun weekend for us is relaxing with my son. We like to get outside if it's nice and enjoy it before it turns cold.

  6. My ideal weekend involves netflix, delivery and peace & quiet. And a hot bubble bath with a good book. Life has been stressful lately.

  7. A fun weekend to me would be playing at the park with my kids, swimming, BBQ for dinner and then watching a movie before bed.

  8. We love going to the zoo. It never gets old for us. Plus how excited my daughter gets when she sees elephants, there is nothing better than that.

  9. I like getting outdoors and hiking!

  10. Weekend fun is going out to dinner and binging tv shows.

  11. Mine is a relaxing day at home catching up on my favorite shows.

  12. Anything that has to do with my kids and us getting out and enjoying the outdoors. I love having them explore.



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