Cutest-ever Easter Bunny Pancake Recipe

Cutest-ever Easter Bunny Pancake Recipe. All the kids will love these bunny pancakes. They taste delicious and are almost too cute to eat.

Carmelized bananas for bunny ears, chocolate chips or blueberries for eyes, a red raspberry for a nose, and matchstick apples for whiskers. 

Big kids and little kids will love these bunny pancakes – they are soooo cute.

Easter Bunny Pancake Recipe

Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: American, Breakfast, Kid-friendly
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 bunnies
Calories: 711 kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio

These will definitely be a hit with all the kids - young and old.  I like to carmelize the bananas for an extra touch of sweetness.

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Ingredients

For Pancakes

  • 2 C all-purpose flour
  • 4 T sugar
  • 1.5 t baking powder
  • .5 t baking soda
  • 1 t salt
  • 2 1/2 C buttermilk (can substitute whole milk
  • 2 T orange juice
  • 4 T butter melted
  • 1 t vanilla extract pure
  • 2 large eggs
  • vegetable oil for brushing pan
  • 1.5 C pancake syrup

For Bunny

  • 6 bananas medium sized
  • 1/4 sugar
  • 6 raspberries
  • 12 blueberries
  • 1 apple cut into 24 matchstick pieces
  • 1 T salted butter

Instructions

Pancakes

  1. In a large bowl, whisk dry ingredients - flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients.  

  2. In another bowl whisk together milk, OJ, butter and, egg until well blended.

  3. Pour wet ingredients in to dry ingredient well and whisk flour mixture just is moistened. ***Be careful not to over mix the batter.

  4. Heat nonstick skillet or griddle over medium heat; brush lightly with oil. 
  5. Make 6 Bunny Bodies:

    In batches, scoop a 1/3 cup of batter onto griddle for the body of the bunny. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until bubbly and edges are dry. With a wide spatula, turn; cook 2 minutes more or until golden. Transfer to a sheet pan to keep warm in a 225°F oven.  Make 6 Bodies.  Brush griddle with additional oil as needed.

  6. Make 12 Bunny cheeks: 

    In batches, scoop a 2 T of batter onto griddle for the cheeks of the bunny. Cook 1/2 to 2 minutes or until bubbly and edges are dry. With a wide spatula, turn; cook 1/2 to 2 minutes more or until golden. Transfer to a sheet pan to keep warm in a 225°F oven. Make 12 cheeks.  Brush griddle with additional oil as needed.

Caramelized Banana Bunny Ears

  1. First cut 2 banana coins from the bottom of each banana, then cut each banana lengthwise.

  2. Sprinkle each cut side of the banana with a little sugar.

  3. Melt butter on the griddle or skillet and heat banana cut side down until it softens and carmelizes.  Repeat with remaining   You may choose not to carmelized the bananas for ears or eyes.  

To Assemble Bunny Pancakes

  1. Place large pancake on a plate.  Top with two smaller pancakes for cheeks.

  2. Add 2 matchstick cut apples on each cheek for whiskers.

  3. Place two banana coins above cheeks for eyes and top with blueberries.

  4. Place raspberry between cheeks for a nose.

  5. Place bananas on the plate above the pancakes.

Recipe Notes

 

 

Fun Ways to Customize your Bunny:

  • Substitute chocolate chips for eyes
  • Dust with powdered sugar
  • Sprinkle "face" pancake with shredded coconut "fur" 

 

 

 

Nutrition Facts
Easter Bunny Pancake Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 711 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 94mg 31%
Sodium 677mg 28%
Potassium 691mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 135g 45%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 31g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 13.8%
Vitamin C 18.5%
Calcium 15%
Iron 14.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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