Eggnog Pancakes

The hubby typically makes pancakes, it’s not my strong suit.  I know that sounds ridiculous…but I think what often happens is that while I am making pancakes, I get distracted by one of my children needing something and then I end up burning them!

Recently, the hubby has been adding extra ingredients to our whole wheat pancake mix to spruce them up – they are quite tasty!  This morning, on the last day of winter break, I decided to make pancakes for breakfast.

Searching through the pantry and refrigerator to make my own signature flavor, I saw the 1/2 gallon of eggnog my boys are close to finishing – the last one before the next holiday season.   It certainly didn’t ruin the flavor of the pancakes!  Once I told the boys what all I added to the mix, they decided that these should be called “Eggnog Pancakes” – so they are!

Not a super exciting picture – everyone was hungry and I was in a hurry.    And I only burned one batch of the pancakes this time….

Eggnog Pancakes
Makes 12-16 small, kid-sized pancakes

2 cups whole wheat pancake mix
1 egg
1 1/2 cups milk
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 teaspoons nutmeg
2 teaspoons cinnamon
1/2 cup eggnog

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.  You may need to add more milk or pancake mix to get the consistency you desire.  Using a 1/4 cup measuring scoop, pour onto hot griddle.  Cook until bubbles start to form on top, flip, cook until done.   Keep warm in oven set to a low heat until ready to serve.

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