Hello there, pancake enthusiasts and baby foodies! As Pancake Day approaches, we can't help but imagine the joy of flipping those golden circles in the air. But wait, before you get lost in the syrupy dreams, let's talk about how you can make Pancake Day an absolute delight for your weaning baby. It's not just about the deliciousness; it's about creating delightful memories with your little one. So, grab your spatulas and join us on this culinary adventure!

Choosing the Right Ingredients:

We all know that babies have delicate tummies, and introducing new foods can be a bit tricky. Fear not! Pancakes for weaning babies can be a breeze with the right ingredients. Opt for whole wheat flour for that extra dose of fiber, and choose a baby-friendly milk substitute if your little one is still steering clear of dairy.

Banana Bonanza:

Bananas are the unsung heroes of weaning foods. Mash up a ripe banana and add it to your pancake batter for a natural sweetener and a creamy texture. This not only adds a hint of sweetness but also packs in some essential nutrients.

Easy-Peasy Mini Pancakes:

Now, let's talk technique. Opt for smaller, palm-sized pancakes for easy handling. This not only makes it more manageable for your little one to pick up but also makes for adorable baby-sized bites.

Messy Fun:

We all know babies love getting messy, and Pancake Day is the perfect excuse for a messy kitchen adventure. Lay out a big plastic mat, strip your baby down to their nappy, and let them dive into the pancake-making experience. It's messy, it's fun, and it's a memory in the making!


Topping ideas:

  • Banana
  • Berries
  • Yogurt for dipping
  • Peanut butter
  • Grated or cooked apple

As Pancake Day approaches, embrace the opportunity to create lasting memories with your weaning baby. With a dash of creativity, a sprinkle of love, and a heap of tiny pancakes, you're all set for a flipping fantastic time. Happy Pancake Day, little foodies!

Lauren Hampshire