Pancake Toppings Beyond Maple Syrup
Maple syrup is the standard for pancake toppings, but if you're tired of the same old thing or if (like me) you never liked maple in the first place, here are some new pancake toppings to try. And you'll find some of these options are healthier pancake toppings than maple syrup anyways. Everybody wins!
1. Lemon juice and powdered sugar. The light sweetness of the sugar balances the lemon,
2. Pumpkin butter. There is no actual butter involved. Much like apple butter, pumpkin butter has a smooth texture and a bit of spice. You'll immediately think of the taste of pumpkin pie, (Why yes, I love pie. Why do you ask?), but the butter is a bit softer so it's easier to spread. Perfect for autumn, but delicious any time of year.
3. Yogurt and fruit. Wow, that sounds healthy, you think as you immediately skip to the next entry. But hear me out. T
4. Cinnamon and sugar. You’ve eaten them on toast, but have you tried them as pancake toppings? Be sure to put on enough butter first, so they will stick properly. Keep some in a salt shaker so it’s easy and quick to use. When I was a kid, I had cinnamon and sugar every time I ate pancakes. If you put on enough, the sugar will crunch in your teeth. Don’t worry about using too much sugar. It takes a lot of sugar to equal what you'd get in maple syrup!
5. Jam! Jam jam jam! There are so many wonderful flavors of jam available. Strawberry,
So next time you’re in front of a plate of pancakes, don’t just reach for the maple syrup. Try one of these pancake toppings. Maybe you’ll try a different one on each pancake. Maybe you’ll find yourself eating pancakes for lunch and dinner too. The world is too full of delicious pancake toppings to fall into the maple syrup rut. Enjoy!
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