How to Make Superhero Pancakes

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How can you possibly improve fried bread slathered in butter and syrup? Superheros, that's how. You may not be able to shoot webs from your hands or have an angst-filled romance with a beautiful actress, but with these three easy steps, you can be a hero to your kids. Or your grandma. Or whoever's sitting at your table with syrup at the ready.

This instructable will show you how to make Batman, Spiderman, and Superman pancakes. But you're a creative individual. Wih this technique in hand, you can make whatever pancake your little heart (or stomach) desires. You are Michelangelo. Here are some paints:

Step 1: Arm Yourself

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Make your favorite pancake batter. Use your normal consistency, but err on the side of too runny rather than too thick.

Put some of the batter in some sort of squeezable container. It could be an old mustard bottle, a syringe, a plastic bag with a hole in it, an icing dispenser... anything that you can squeeze a fine line of pancake batter out of.  I found the plastic bag with a hole too difficult to work with, so I ended up using a mustard bottle.
Cyberdalek3 months ago

this is awesome!

solobo (author)  Cyberdalek3 months ago


dmayer21 year ago

Thanks for the Heads Up on the backward drawing, and being on honest! (I would have mirrored the Superman Pics in photoshop ;)

solobo (author)  dmayer21 year ago
Ha, I did consider it...
jaymisen1 year ago
Cool idea! Thanks:)
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poofrabbit1 year ago
Congratulations on your 1st prize win!
solobo (author)  poofrabbit1 year ago
That is a great idea, I can't wait to have the grandson over again to try it.
solobo (author)  Dantheplasticman1 year ago
Thanks, good luck!
Cute idea. It looks as if it's kiddie approved too.
solobo (author)  HorrifiedOnlooker1 year ago
Yep, though for him, as long as it's bread it's approved ;)
That looks AWESOME
solobo (author)  Zachattack20021 year ago
poofrabbit2 years ago
I love these! Thanks for sharing!
solobo (author)  poofrabbit1 year ago
No problem.
Znaffi2 years ago
Wow, that is creative! :D
solobo (author)  Znaffi1 year ago
Thanks; my mom used to do these without the squirt bottle to make Mickey Mouse pancakes.
These are so cool! I swear, doing something like this makes the pancakes taste even better!
solobo (author)  Penolopy Bulnick1 year ago
Ha yep; it does indeed.
My kids will LOVE this! I already use a bottle to squirt out this mix, so I'm halfway there. Thanks for the inspiration!
solobo (author)  thebeatonpath1 year ago
You're welcome, let me know how they turn out.
rahkshi952 years ago
This is brilliant! I am so doing this next time I make pancakes. Most DEFINITELY a winner in the "Play With Your Food" contest!
solobo (author)  rahkshi951 year ago
Ha thanks! My mom used to do this to make Mickey Mouse pancakes.
snotty2 years ago
Aw yiss... This is awesome!
solobo (author)  snotty1 year ago
bwsandman2 years ago
never would have guessed. great job.
solobo (author)  bwsandman1 year ago
Zachary48012 years ago
I am so doing this
I've also used cinnamon and sugar for drawing on the top side before flipping. It can produced the same patterns, but with a sweeter taste! Mickey mouse is a favorite, with cinnamon ears, eyes, and nose for kids.
lbrewer422 years ago
I see Starfleet pancakes coming to my house in the near future.
sniffydogs2 years ago
jerjod2 years ago
gzank62 years ago
these are cool... my brother in law does these... saw on some cooking show.
grey_starr2 years ago
Backwards Superman S is for his nemesis Bizarro!
doccat52 years ago
Too cool!
InfiniTTTy2 years ago
Love it!