2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
2 Tablespoons baking powder
2 cups milk (if you use buttermilk or soured milk, add a teaspoon of baking soda)
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon salt
Mix all ingredients so that the dry ingredients are just incorporated into the liquids; no need to overmix. Bake on a hot griddle (medium heat) sprayed with cooking spray or spread with a little bacon grease until bubbles form and they begin to start to look dry around the edges, then flip and cook the other side. Do not overcook them. Left over batter can be refrigerated, or you can bake up all the pancakes and reheat them in a toaster oven or toaster. My grandkids love when I make shapes, like Mickey Mouse and ducks… sometimes we need to use our imagination, as pancake batter doesn’t always present the easiest artistic medium to work with!
Here is a photo of my angels, and the address of the Domestic Diva’s website where I got the idea.
The Domestic Diva has a wealth of free tutorials, so check her site out when you want some ideas! She has one of the best sites I’ve visited, giving lists where she buys the needed supplies for projects.
I have also been sewing some snack mats and matching napkins to give with mugs and assorted teas and drink mixes for the grandchildren, according to their ages and preferences(tutorial on one of my prior blogs... you can use the search function to find it). I didn't plan ahead to make mats to match the mugs I bought, but if you have time to do that, it would be really special.