Mamma Mia! Easy Pancake Toppings That Are Better Than Maple Syrup
Maple syrup is not the only crown bearer of the ruling weekend breakfast, pancakes! Here are other toppings you can add giving maple syrup a miss.
Are pancakes the only reason you look forward to weekend morning? The fluffy breakfast with the fragrance of vanilla essence and dripping syrup kickstart your mornings? Here are more reasons to love thy pancakes. Traditionally pancakes are topped with butter and maple syrup, but you can always get a little creative and come up with some drool-worthy topping that combines fruits, berries, spices and honey.
Here are the other pancake topping to live for
Jam and cream
The no-fuss topping is a rarity but once you have it theirs no going back. Stack pancakes one above another and some strawberry or pineapple jam and a generous amount of whipped cream on the top.
Lemon and sugar
Want a tinge of acidity in your pancakes? This sweet and sour topping is to keep your breakie light and healthy. Squeeze some lemon juice in a bowl and stir up some castor sugar to it. Pour it on your pancakes and it will always hold a special place in your heart.
There’s nothing like having fruits for breakfast. To add fruits to your pancake meal, make a compote from apples or pineapple. Just cook them over a sugar syrup with a hint of cinnamon powder and viola, a new recipe is found.
Toffee sauce is the one for caramel flavour lovers. It is unapologetically sweet and downright delicious. Place butter and sugar on saucepan in medium heat. Stir until it turns brown. Carefully stir in cream and vanilla. Whisk until the sauce thickens and pour it on pancakes.
Want to have pancakes for dessert? There’s no better topping than chocolate sauce or Nutella and vanilla ice cream. For some extra indulgence, add in some berries on the top.
Homemade cinnamon syrup is liquid gold and best for pancake or waffle topping. Combine cinnamon powder, cinnamon sticks and maple syrup or honey on a saucepan and stir in low flame. Once everything thickens you have your first batch of cinnamon syrup topping.
Healthy pancake toppings
Want a little crunch in your pancakes? Add toasted walnuts, almond silvers, dried raisins or granola. You can also add these nuts with some flavoured yoghurt.
Savoury pancake toppings
Want your pancakes not so sweet? Add crumbled cottage or ricotta cheese, avocado slices on your stack of pancakes.