These spooky-coloured orange Pancakes are topped with creepy looking black syrup and make the ideal Halloween breakfast.
2tbsp granulated sugar
2 cups Bisquick mix
½ cup pumpkin puree
1 cup milk
Pinch of nutmeg
Red and yellow food colouring (combined to make orange)
½ cup granulated sugar
½ cup light brown sugar
1 cup water
Black food colouring
2tbsp plain flour
- Make the syrup by bringing the sugars, cinnamon, flour, water and vanilla to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring continually. Add enough black food colouring to dye the mixture a suitable shade and boil for a few more minutes until it has thickened. Remove from heat and set aside.
- Make the pancakes by stirring together the pumpkin purée, milk, Bisquick, sugar, eggs, nutmeg and cinnamon, and add enough food colouring to dye the mixture orange.
- Cook the pancakes by spooning the batter onto a hot, greased griddle, cooking on each side for two or three minutes until golden and cooked through.
- Serve the pancakes warm and topped with syrup.