The Brief: TikTok's latest food trend is pancake cereal: a bunch of mini pancakes served in a bowl with milk and syrup.
After the viral success of Dalgona Coffee, TikTok has been recognized as a hub for food trends, especially ones that focus on visual appeal. “Pancake cereal” is the latest food trend to hit TikTok, giving people yet another fun food hack to try while in quarantine. This cute new internet food consists of lots of tiny pancakes served in a bowl with syrup and/or milk poured over them. In addition to Tiktok, the trend is also popular on Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter.
How To Make Pancake Cereal
According to videos on TikTok, pancake cereal can be made by mixing together pancake batter (store-bought mixes work well); adding it to a piping bag or anything else that allows you to pour small amounts at once; dabbing tiny discs onto a hot and greased griddle; stirring the mini pancakes around once they’re cooked (no flipping required); pouring them into a bowl, and adding syrup and/or milk on top.
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🥞𝗖𝗵𝗼𝗰𝗼𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗖𝗵𝗶𝗽 𝗣𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗮𝗸𝗲 𝗖𝗲𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗹. 𝗬𝗮𝘆 𝗼𝗿 𝗡𝗮𝘆? Can’t help but join the bandwagon on this pancake cereal trend because we can all agree that this is the cutest mini pancakes you have ever seen. Although this might not be groundbreaking in taste but it’s another fun activity to do during this quarantine especially with the kids in the morning. Happy Friday, everyone! 👇🏼 𝙏𝘼𝙂 𝙨𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙤𝙣𝙚 𝙬𝙝𝙤 𝙬𝙤𝙪𝙡𝙙 𝙡𝙤𝙫𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙨! #pancakecereal #todaybreakfast #breakfast #homemade #sherriesavorsthekitchen
At the time of writing, videos associated with the hashtag #PancakeCereal have been viewed over 12 million times on the app.
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@arianalee99Making pancake “cereal” 🤤♬ Classical Music – Classical Music