I swear, pancakes have been my go-to meal during the quarantine. Breakfast, merienda, midnight snack—all of these can all be filled in by pancakes! Flapperjacks serve as a blank canvas because you can turn into a sweet merienda or a savory snack. That said, let me present to you the best topping ideas you can add to your hotcakes:
(*Ed's note: Never forget to smear butter before putting these toppings! It just makes everything better.)
Best Pancake Toppings and Sauces
Condensed milk + peanut butter
Simple yet it works!
Mangoes and sweet syrup
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Ube jam + desiccated coconut
Nobody can refuse this. Boil ube jam in coconut milk to create a sauce. Pour on top of pancakes. Add a scoop of ube jam for good measure.
Nutella and banana slices
If it works on crepes, it works on pancakes, too.Continue reading below ↓
Melted white/milk/dark chocolate and strawberries
Girl, this pair is a STAR.
Chocolate overload: Chocolate syrup + choco chips
Best with pancakes with choco chips. Not for the faint of heart.
Drizzle caramel sauce and chocolate syrup on the pancakes. Top with Twix bars for that *extra* touch.Continue reading below ↓
Caramel sauce + whipped cream + vanilla ice cream
Damn, this is the dream.
Condensed milk + grated cheese
Do you miss yema cake? Here's her sister.
Vanilla ice cream + any fruit
Trust me, this works.
Vanilla ice cream + crushed graham crackers + mango slices
Mango float, who?Continue reading below ↓
Spreadable cream cheese + strawberry jam
The Victorian sandwich is shaking.
Cheez Whiz + Arla Cheese Spread
Made for cheese lovers.
Maple syrup + bacon strips
Fry bacon with a bit of maple syrup before topping it on the pancakes.
Smoked salmon + cream cheese
Adding smoked salmon makes ordinary pancakes super fancy.Continue reading below ↓
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