Have a Roaring Breakkie with Some Dino Pancakes!

It’s a holiday and I was feeling ambitious, so I dug out the dinosaur pancake molds to make these…

Dinosaur Pancakes

The dinosaurs look a bit ratty but they passed the test for the boys who were so delighted to be chomping on dinosaurs that they forgot that pancakes aren’t really their usual fare. They are a bit more work than the average pancake – which goes against the grain of my usual effort (given the lazy bum that I am in the kitchen) but I guess they achieved their purpose since the boys were eating them and G1 even requested them for breakfast the next day. It never ceases to amaze me how easily novelty food wins the kids over…


  • 180 g plain flour
  • 45 g rye flour
  • 3 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • pinch salt
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1 1/4 c milk
  • 1 egg
  • 45 g butter, melted


You will need dinosaur pancake molds (or any other pancake molds of your choice).



  • Combine all ingredients into a bowl and mix well.
  • Whisk the mixture until smooth.
  • Heat up a non-stick frying pan.
  • Grease the insides of your pancake molds and place it in the pan.
  • Pour in some pancake batter and spread it into the corners of the mold.
  • When the batter starts to bubble, remove the mold and flip the pancake over.
  • Remove from heat when pancake is golden brown on both sides.
  • Serve with maple syrup or honey.

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