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Rainbow pancakes

These fun rainbow pancakes are going to brighten your morning! Perfect for a celebration breakfast or to put a smile on someone’s face : )  We have used the classic pancake recipe, and added some colour for extra fun.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 pancakes


  • 280 ml whole milk
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice or vinegar
  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • 140 gr all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp baking flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 tbsp butter, softened
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 3 different food colourings

To cook

  • 1 tsp butter

To serve

  • maple syrup, butter


  • In a glass, combine whole milk with lemon juice or vinegar. Let it curdle for 10 minutes to create a buttermilk.
  • In a large bowl, mix flour, baking powder, vanilla and salt.
  • Whisk egg whites until creating soft stiff peaks. In a separate bowl, mix egg yolks with softened butter and sugar.
  • Gently combine egg yolks with egg whites and the flour mixture.
  • Separate the batter into a minimum of 3 medium-sized bowls (the more, the better!). Tint each of them with a different food colouring. You can also combine them for creative shades.
  • Heat a pan over medium heat and grease with 1 teaspoon of butter. Pour 3-4 tablespoons of batter and cook until the top is filled with bubbles.
  • Flip and cook on the other side. Repeat until all pancakes are done.
  • Serve with maple syrup and butter.






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