Valentine's Day Recipes with HEART!
Here is a simple Valentine's Day recipe you can make at
school or with your picky eaters at home! This delicious and healthy dish will
warm their tummies and their hearts!
Strawberry Heart Pancakes...from
You will need:
- 1 ½ cups of whole wheat flour
- 2 teaspoons of baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon of baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon
- A pinch of salt
- 1 small mashed banana (optional)
- ½ cup of chopped strawberries
- 1 egg
- 1 cup of milk
- Butter (2 tablespoons melted plus additional butter to grease
- 1 cup of fresh strawberries
the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a medium bowl.
Have your little one(s) help measure, pour and mix each of the ingredients!
- In a
separate bowl, have fun mashing the banana!
the chopped strawberries, egg, milk and melted butter to the banana. Mix
all the wet ingredients together.
the wet ingredients to the bowl of dry ingredients and mix until blended.
The batter should be thick.
- Heat skillet
over medium-high heat and thinly coat with butter. Pour a 1/4 cup of the
batter into the skillet (you will get two pancakes per batch). Cook until
bubbles form on the top. Flip the pancakes with a spatula and continue
cooking until golden on both sides.
the pancakes are finished and ready to serve, cut each pancake with a 3-4 inch
metal heart-shaped cookie cutter, or simply cut your own heart shape using
a butter knife.
your heart-shaped pancakes with fresh strawberries. Get creative! Make an
arrow on either side of the heart!
some added sweetness, dust the pancakes with powdered sugar. Use heart-shaped
and Valentine's Day stencils to make white powdery shapes and pictures on
your pancakes and plate to celebrate this scrumptious holiday. YUM!
*My last Valentine's Day post was in February 2009. In it I
explored a variety of crafts, food recipes and songs to use for a warm and