Easy to make Giraffe Pancake

giraffe-shaped pancake
This guy was pretty easy to make. I just drew the outline and his spots first, then let them cook for a couple minutes. Add a  little yellow batter and boom: Giraffe pancake.

As usual, Allie was supervising my work and giving encouragement. Later on I asked her what other kinds of pancakes she wanted and she decided on Snow White. I tried to sell her on Ariel the little mermaid (since that is way easier to make as a pancake) but she wasn’t having it. Here’s the attempt at Snow White…looks more like Snow White dyed her hair blond and wend to Hawaii for a couple weeks. Whoops. Next time I’ll use some black batter for her hair.

snow white princess pancake

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14 Responses to Easy to make Giraffe Pancake

  1. Mike May 9, 2010 at 6:06 am #

    Seriously. The giraffe is the most awesome thing ever. Also this is a great website, i remember as a kid i’d ask for my mom to make me all kinds of pancakes but always ended up with Mickey Mouse shaped ones lol. Makes me want to try and see what i can make myself though (:

  2. jkaluski May 9, 2010 at 2:41 pm #

    damn you! you’ve raised the bar for all of us “rounders”. if my kids hadn’t seen this, they’d would still think that pancakes were only ever round! you loving, creative fathers are the scourge of the internet. obviously i’m kidding. this is great.

  3. JohnB May 9, 2010 at 3:05 pm #

    What Mike said. Doubled. Re-doubled and re-re-doubled. My grandson is in for an unexpected treat next visit.

  4. V a n e s s a May 10, 2010 at 5:27 am #

    Could you possibly rock any harder?

    I don’t think so.

    The neighborhood dads, how can they compete? I love pancakes, giraffes, and what you’re doing, mister.

  5. Terre Pruitt May 10, 2010 at 7:11 am #

    I don’t even make regular, simple round pancakes because it takes too much time. You are the king. I am amazed. I saw your giraffe video on boingboing.com and I wanted to point you at this site, in case you are interested. I figure your giraffe would be one of the coolest out of a million! http://www.onemilliongiraffes.com/

    Your daughter is very fortunate to have such a cool dad!

  6. Dea May 12, 2010 at 11:19 am #

    I love it so much how you take so much time to prepary lovely pancakes for your daughter! Will have to share your idea (and website) with the readers on my blog:)

  7. Cindy May 13, 2010 at 3:48 pm #

    Wow, I think you are very amusing!

  8. Sarah May 14, 2010 at 6:29 pm #

    This is so fantastic! My daughter LOVES giraffes and is just going to die tomorrow morning at breakfast….that is if I have half the skill you do at pulling this off. Awesome site!

  9. Lisa May 18, 2010 at 9:11 pm #

    Awesome pancakes!! I wrote about your site on my blog and featured this giraffe-cake, it was my fave based on sheer cuteness alone!

    http://www.asiteforthat.com/jimspancakes-com/

  10. Miss Cuisine September 7, 2011 at 11:50 am #

    I love what you do. I’ll put a link to this article on my french blog on the 21st of november.

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