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Whether its Mother’s Day, a birthday, Valentine’s Day or another special occasion, here is a delicious breakfast recipe worthy of a celebration, compliments of local food blogger and cookbook author, Brianne Grajkowski. Your family will love these miniature versions of Lemon German Pancakes (also known as mini Dutch baby pancakes).

INGREDIENTS

1 stick butter (1/2 cup)

4 eggs

1/2 cup flour

1/2 cup milk

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon lemon extract or squeeze of fresh lemon

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 lemon, sliced

1 Tablespoon powdered sugar

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Put 1/2 tablespoon butter in each mini pan.
  3. Put mini pans on a cookie sheet and heat until melted; remove from oven and brush some of the melted butter up the sides of each pan.
  4. Mix eggs, flour, milk, vanilla, lemon and salt in a blender.
  5. Fill each pan halfway with batter (approx. 1/3 cup).
  6. Bake for 10–11 minutes. Keep an eye on them to make sure they don't burn!
  7. Top each pancake with a lemon slice, pat of butter and powdered sugar.

cook book

Order Brianne Grajkowski’s cookbook “Cooking with Kids: Fun, Easy Approachable Recipes to Help Teach Kids How to Cook” at www.brigeeski.com. The local mom of two offers great kid-friendly recipes with easy-to-follow directions and color photos.

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