Saint Patrick’s breakfast ideas – delicious green pancakes, rainbow fruit parfaits, lucky charms and green milk. Simple, GREEN and completely scrumptious.
Saint Patrick’s Day Food
One of my favorite traditions as a kid was our Saint Patrick’s Day breakfast. My Mom always went all out and turned everything green. It was so fun! We of course had to where green to breakfast too or we were pinched. I never liked wearing green, so I always had to scramble to find something. This tradition has carried on to my own family and my kids always get a kick out of all the green food. Here’s a few of our favorite green foods…
Recipe for our favorite green pancakes
- 1 cup milk
- 2 Tablespoons white vinegar
- 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 Tablespoons sugar
- 1 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 Tablespoons melted butter
- 1 egg
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- green food coloring
- Pre-heat a griddle to 300°.
- In a small bowl combine milk and vinegar. Set aside and let sit for a few minutes.
- In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
- Whisk butter, egg and vanilla into the milk. Add food coloring, and stir until you reach the desired color.
- Combine with flour mixture and stir until smooth.
- Use a 1/4 cup to pour batter onto a greased griddle. Let cook on one side until bubbles begin to pop, then flip to the other side. Cook just until golden brown.
Every once in awhile I’ll throw some lucky charms in the batter to really take these Saint Patrick’s Day pancakes over the top. It’s also fun to top them with whipped cream and the marshmallows too. Hello sugar!
Here’s another fun idea to add to the table: rainbow fruit parfaits! Just layer blueberries, kiwi, pineapple, oranges with raspberries on top. Simple, healthy and delicious! These are my personal favorite.
Growing up my mom always would have green milk for our Saint Patricks Day breakfast. Drop some green food coloring into your gallon of milk and it will blow your kids’ minds. And when there’s green milk, of course you have to have lucky charms! My kids absolutely LOVE lucky charms and are so excited whenever I buy them (Saint Patrick’s Day and their Birthday).
What fun traditions for Saint Patricks Day?
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