Pancakes, who doesn’t love them? It’s a perfect breakfast staple, bringing together all the right nutrients for those fussy babies and busy toddlers! We’ve rounded up the best baby & toddler-friendly pancake recipes we could find from our favorite family-friendly food bloggers, that are easy to make, healthy and nutritious and delicious too!
We love Katia's protein-packed banana and coconut pancakes! Founder of Omnivitality, Katia is a nutritional therapist at IMI in Hong Kong who is also passionate about creating healthy toddler recipes (always with some hidden veg in there somewhere!). This recipe is tried and tested by her toddler Michael who loves it (as do his parents)!
Ingredients: (makes 6 pancakes)
Yummy Toddler Food's website and social media is full of great ideas for meals and snacks for - you guessed it - toddlers! This recipe in particular, her banana oatmeal pancakes are filling and delicious, and can keep for up to three months in a freezer! If your little one is lactose-free, you can easily substitute with plant-based milk.
Ingredients: (makes six pancakes)
Annabel Karmel is another household name that is huge in the baby and toddler nutrition world. She has her own app full of healthy recipes for snacks and meals (and suitable for every age) as well as a significant social media following. Her Caterpillar Pancakes are very simple to make and will add some fun to the breakfast table.
Ingredients: (makes 8 large pancakes)
BBC Good Food's app and website is a treasure-trove of family-friendly recipes. This blueberry & orange traybake pancake recipe is really easy to make as you can just pop the mixture in the oven as you go about your tasks.
Ingredients: (serves 6):
Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Brush a 25 x 20 x 2cm baking tray with butter. Tip the flour and baking powder into a bowl and mix in the egg, milk, butter and caster sugar. Stir in the orange zest and 50ml juice.
Scrape the mixture into the tin and level the surface. Dot the blueberries over the top and bake for 20 mins or until the middle of the pancake feels cooked through when pressed lightly. Dust with icing sugar and serve with more blueberries, blueberry compote or ice cream, if you like.
Feeding Tiny Bellies is another big name in the toddler nutrition world and the website is great for finding simple recipes with babies and toddlers in mind that can easily be adaptable to the whole family. These cinnamon apple pancakes are no different!
Ingredients: (makes 12 mini pancakes)
Babyfoode's Easy Spinach Pancakes are an ingenious way to sneak some veg into your baby or toddler's breakfast all while making it delicious and sweet!
Ingredients: (makes 10 small pancakes)
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