Friday Fun: Seashell Pancake Art!

What a great idea and tasty too. Maybe I should sugeest it for a category in next years garden and craft show.

Beach Treasures and Treasure Beaches

Inspired by an idea she saw in Real Simple, my mom (Jody) got to work scheming up ideas for seashell pancake designs, and today, we finally got around to making them! The article, which showed how you can make edible autumn leaves out of pancake batter, suggested one use a turkey baster to do the drawing. We found plastic squeeze bottles to be an easier alternative because they offer more control.

For our template, we used some shell pictures from my mom’s field guide and some simple shell designs she printed off of the internet, including a sand dollar, scallop, and sea star.

To begin, we made a simple pancake batter from scratch (or you can use a boxed mix). Then, we made it slightly thinner by adding almost 1/2 cup water (so it would be squeezable). We heated our griddle to about 375°F (190°C) and added a thin…

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One Response to Friday Fun: Seashell Pancake Art!

  1. Jody says:

    Liz, thanks so much for sharing! This was such a fun project for us. Imagine the possibilities…

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