Friday, December 18, 2015

Sweet Minion Pancakes

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My kids went to the movies a good amount over the Summer, but of course their favorite movie ended up being Minions © 2015 Universal Studios. All rights reserved. So it was only natural that once the DVD/Blu-Ray combo pack was released last week {December 8th}, I had a family movie night for my kids and some of their closest friends. 

This hilarious family movie was the inspiration behind my Sweet Minion Pancake recipe... I mean, when we do movie night at our home, we like to have themed treats. And who doesn't enjoy a good breakfast for dinner dish, amiright? 

What you'll need:
  • Your favorite pancake mix/batter, prepared 
  • An egg shaped cookie cutter (a circle will work too)
  • Blue icing pouch with thin tip
  • Blue sprinkle 
  • Eyeball cake decor or white/black candies that you can make to look like eyeballs 

What you'll do:
  • Cook pancakes as usual and to your liking
  • Once your pancakes have cooled, use the cookie cutter and cut out your minion bodies
  • Heat your frosting in the microwave for 10 seconds or until soft enough to use easily
  • Line your pancakes up and drizzle with blue frosting, making three lines across each pancake
  • Sprinkle pancakes with blue sprinkles
  • Add eyes for decor
  • Let the kids enjoy their sweet minions! 

Once your Sweet Minion Pancakes are ready and the kids are all cozy on the couch, it's time to start your very own Minions movie night! Don't forget to pick up your own copy of Illumination Entertainment's Minions at your local retailer... you can find a store near you by checking out the Minions movie website! And if you want more great recipes and lots of other neat ideas for hosting your own Minions movie night, look here for tons of inspiration!

Are you following Minions on Twitter yet?? It's pretty cool and something to show the kids! 
Have you seen the movie or tried any other Minions inspired recipes? I'd love to know!! 

Happy Movie night! 


  1. Looks like a perfect evening for the family!

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  2. These look so yummy and cute the kids would get such a kick out of these

  3. How adorable! My kids love the minions and would definitely love this!

  4. how cute! i love minions anything!

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  5. What a fun thing to do--- I'm going o be the coolest aunt ever making these!

  6. These Minion pancakes look adorable! Another treat to add to our Minion movie night treats!

  7. These are so adorable! I might have to make them this weekend for Nicole. She's a Minion fanatic. Let's be honest - we all love the Minions :)

  8. HOW FLIPPIN' CUTE! My nieces are going to love these, thanks!

  9. These are really cute! I'll be pinning this. :)

  10. This is adorable! My son is getting the Minions movie for Christmas and he'd love having these pancakes to snack on during movie night.

  11. Love these! it looks so adorable and my kids will love them :)

  12. Those are too cute - how fun and easy for a great movie night! #client

  13. So cute! I bet your kids loved them! :) Breakfast for dinner is the best!

  14. How charming these little minions are!

  15. This looks like it was so much fun and I love how excited he looks with the DVD!

  16. Those are so cute! We had minions baked custards for our movie night, but we love pancakes so we should make these next time we watch it!

  17. Your children are lucky to have a creative mom. These are so fun and kids would love them.

  18. Adorable! I love doing themed movie nights as well! I'll be keeping this in mind!

    Thank you for sharing with us at #MommyMeetupMondays!

  19. Those look like a lot of fun and since they're pancakes it's possible to have the young ones lend a hand.

  20. They are too cute haha :P

  21. so freaking cute!!! edible glitter? can't beat that.

  22. I don't know anything about the Minions, but those turned out really cute!